Obit: Parkinson, Oscar (1893 – 1964)

Contact: Linda O’Donnell

Surnames: Parkinson, Scherf, Heimral

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co,, Wis.) 27 Aug 1964

Parkinson, Oscar (31 MAY 1893 – 17 AUG 1964)

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. at the Hosper and Kraut Funeral Home in Owen for Oscar E. Parkinson, 71, Owen, who died last Tuesday afternoon at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Oscar E. Parkinson was born May 31, 1893 at Cambria, and attended college at Appleton. His marriage to Emaline Scherf took place Jan. 15, 1919 at Withee. The couple lived in Medford until 1923, when they came to Owen. For the past 38 years, Mr. Parkinson has been superintendent of the Master Package Corporation in Owen.

He had served as justice of the peace for over 30 years, and was a member of the Clark County Board from 1935 to 1953 inclusive, and from 1961 to the time of his death.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Galen Parkinson, Moisinee; three grandchildren, and a nephew, Charles Heimral, Eau Claire.



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