Leo Parsons1932 - 2018
Leo Eugene Parsons, age 85 of Moltke
passed away August 16, 2018 at home.
He was born November 21, 1932 in Rogers City
to John and Emma (Charron) Parsons.
Leo worked for Chrysler Missile/Chrysler Corporation for 33 years,
raising his family in Madison Heights. He honorably served in the United
States Air Force during the Korean Conflict, Leo retired to Moltke where
he resided for over 30 years. He served as the Moltke Township
Supervisor. He was a lifetime member of the Masonic Order. He enjoyed
attending and supporting the Rogers City High School Athletics.
Leo is survived by:
his wife of 63 years, Margaret “Peggy”;
3 children, RuthAnne (Tom) Jepson of Crystal Lake, IL,
Phil Parsons of Rogers City, and
Margaret (Jeff) Monette of Kalamazoo;
7 grandchildren, Nick (Suzanne) Jepson, Dan Jepson, Phil (Jess) Parsons,
Emma Parsons, Greg (Tessa) Monette, Jim Monette, and
2 great grandchildren, James Jepson and Thomas Jepson;
brother, Leonard Parsons; and
numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by:
his parents, John and Emma;
siblings, Ferris Parsons, Roger Parsons, Norma Jean Parsons, and
Theodora Gapezynski; and
son-in-law, Jeff Monette.
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday, August 24th from
4-7 pm, Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Saturday from
11 am through time of his memorial service at 12 pm with
Rev. Bruce Michaud officiating. Rogers City VFW Post 607 will accord
Military Honors following the service
Inurnment will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly ata
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Luke Episcopal Church
or Hospice of Michigan in memory of Leo Parsons.