Obituary: Dennis Parr, 79, Metamora

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Dennis E. Parr, 79, of Metamora died at 4:55 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2012, at Heartland Health Care Center in Peoria.

Born on Jan. 12, 1933, in Metamora to Henry and Bertha Waldschmidt Parr, he married Betty Fathner in 1977. She died on Sept. 20, 1994.

Two brothers and two sisters also preceded him in death.

Surviving are two sisters, Muriel (Lloyd) Field of Richmond, Calif., and Marlene Baker of Sigel; and one brother, William (Louise) Parr of Peoria; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was a self-employed property manager in the Metamora and Peoria area for many years.

Cremation rites have been accorded, with private burial of his remains at a later date in Oakwood Cemetery in Metamora.

Memorials may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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