Stanley Delmar Parsons, age 74, of Fairfield passed away January 2, 2015 at his home.
Per Stanley’s wishes, he has been cremated.
A memorial service will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at the First Lutheran Church, with Pastor Stacy Grau officiating. Burial of cremains will be at a later date in Salina Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service at the First Lutheran Church in Fairfield, IA.
Memorials may be made to the Salina Cemetery Association, First Augustana Lutheran Church in Lockridge, IA and First Lutheran Church of Fairfield, IA.
Stanley Delmar Parsons was born January 16, 1940 in Fairfield to Rollie D. and Lena Marie (Korn) Parsons. He married Janet Kay Anderson on October 22, 1961.
Stanley was a lifelong resident of Jefferson County. He graduated from Fairfield High school with the class of 1959. Stanley was a farmer, a machinist, and a bus driver for the Fairfield School District. His hobbies and interests included: President of the Salina Cemetery, farming, carpentry, watching western movies, gardening, hunting, John Deere tractors, participating in and going to tractor pulls. Stanley was active in 4H, a member of First Lutheran Church, and a Church council member. His favorite past time was spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include: wife Janet Parsons of Fairfield, 1 daughter and 2 sons and spouse’s Michelle (Keith) Kocour of rural Fairfield, Michael Parsons of Phoenix, AZ., David (Marilou) Parsons of Keosauqua, IA., 7 grandchildren: Heidi (Jeremy) Gaeta, Jessen Kocour, Clint (Brandi) Parsons, Cassy (Cody) Guffey, Sabrina Parsons, Monroe Parsons, Chandler Parsons, 2 great grandchildren, Rome Gaeta, and Isabella Gaeta. He is also survived by 5 sisters: Alice Nosek of LeRoy, MN, Doris Glasgow of Ottumwa, Dorothy (Dick) McCright of Ottumwa, Judith Ward of Fairfield, and Mary (Glen) Robin of Des Plaines, IL. one brother in-law, Gary Anderson; and many nieces and nephews.
Stanley was preceded in death by: his parents, 3 brothers in-law: Jerry Nosek, Harold Glasgow, and Barry Ward.
On-line condolences can be made to the family at: behnerfh.com.