On August 31, 2014, as his Savior called his name, Dennis Lee Parizek Sr., 74, entered eternal rest with his wife and family in Heaven. He passed away in the loving care of his family and St. Luke's Hospital following a short illness.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Hrabak Funeral Home in Belle Plaine, with Deacon Joe Behounek presiding. Burial was in National Cemetery, Vining.
Casket bearers were Kyle Parizek, Jason Parizek, Kristin Wendt, Robbie Stivers, Boston Dunning and Anthony Parizek.
Honorary casket bearers were Marissa and Makenzie Parizek, Mariah, Elysa and Kacie Homrighausen, Jennifer Stivers, Frank Wendt and Brandon Dunning
His family finds it fitting to remember him every Labor Day for the hard worker and provider that he was.
Dennis was born Jan. 4, 1940, in Marshalltown to Leonard and Rose Kuchynka Parizek. On June 25, 1960, he was united in marriage to Linda Bartosh. Together they raised six children; Gloria (Chet) Wendt, Traer, Dennis (Lynn) Parizek Jr., Belle Plaine, Theresa (Ron Jr.) Stivers, Clutier, Cindy (Mike) Dunning, Toledo, Sarah Homrighausen, Tama, and Dallas (Christina) Parizek, Vining, Brothers, Damian, Milan, IL, Daniel (Jolene), Tama, and Duane (Shelly) of Clutier; Sisters, Donna Klettke of Wheatland, Mo., and Deb (Bob) Kern, Toledo; also many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife in 2009; parents, three brothers; and one sister.
Special thanks to all the wonderful, caring staff at St. Luke's Hospital.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.hrabakfuneralhome.com under "obituaries."