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Frank C. Parks

September 10, 1932 — July 8, 2019

Spencer

Frank C. Parks, the son of Guy and Mildred Flipsey Parks was born September 10, 1932 in Spencer, Iowa.  Frank received his early education at the Rossie School.

     Frank married Bernice Marsh on December 27, 1949 in Spencer, Iowa.  They have celebrated 69½ years of marriage.  Following their marriage, Frank farmed west of Langdon until retiring in 2003.  Frank and Bernice then moved to Spencer.  Frank was a member of Langdon Methodist Church, Pork Producers, Clay County Snow Broncs, FFA and served on the Dickens Elevator Board for two terms.

    Frank passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Spencer Hospital at the age of 86.  He is preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers: LeRoy “Bud” and Harold Parks; 5 sisters: Charlene Walton, Wava Dailey, Margaret Kolbold, Lucille Ollinger and Loretta Weise.

     He is survived by his wife, Bernice of Spencer, IA; one son and his wife, Dean (Diane) Parks of Spencer, IA; two daughters and their husbands: Diane (Butch) Griffel of Des Moines, IA and Denise (Jon) Troe of Albertville, MN; 6 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

SERVICES
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Warner Chapel in Spencer, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers a Memorial Fund has been established.
OFFICIATING
Rev. Tonna Parsons
CASKET BEARERS
Dan Parks
Brian Parks
Chavon Struve
Shannon Parks
Nathan Griffel
Jeremy Griffel
VISITATION
Will begin at 1:00pm on Friday with the family present from 5:00 to 7:00pm at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
MUSIC
"One Day At A Time"
"How Great Thou Art"
By Marcia Steffen
Organist, Alice Roghair

Special Reading
"So God Made A Farmer"
By Paul Harvey
INTERMENT
Fairview Cemetery
Rural Langdon, Iowa
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