Anna M. Parkhurst

May 25, 2020


Anna M. Parkhurst, 97, of Delavan, passed away at 1:13 am Monday, May 25, 2020 at Rehabcare Sunset Manor of Canton.

She was born November 25, 1922 in Iowa to Alvin and Emma Burgener Denight.  She married Fred J. “Bud” Parkhurst on December 12, 1942 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Delavan, and he passed away on December 17, 2014.

Surviving are one son, Richard “Rick” (Lois) Parkhurst of Pekin; two granddaughters, Patricia (Wayne) Dennis of Littleton, PA and Sarah (Adam) Roesner of Dunlap; and four great grandchildren, Jason Wysocki, Madalynn, Ethan, and Nolan Roesner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Fred “Bill” Parkhurst; three brothers; one sister; and one daughter-in-law.

Anna was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Delavan.

A private family graveside will be at Prairie Rest Cemetery in Delavan.  Msgr. Timothy Nolan will officiate.  Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Delavan is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Delavan.

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