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Donald L. ("Don") Parks

December 2, 1930 ~ October 22, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Donald Parks Obituary

Donald L. Parks, 92, of Greenfield passed away Sunday, October 22, 2023, at his home. 

He was born December 2, 1930, in Rubicon Township, the son of J. “Mord” and Mildred (Nichols) Parks.  He married Mary Lou Schild on April 14, 1955 and she survives. 

Also surviving are a son, Richard (Susan) , two daughters, Jean Jackisch and Sharon Lentz, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren with a tenth due in May, 2024, two nephews, two nieces and a sister-in-law Georgine (Schild) Lake. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers William, Richard, and Robert (Thelma), niece Leanna Parks, son, John and two sons-in-law, Stephen Jackisch and Charles Lentz. 

Cremation rites will be accorded and a graveside service will be held Monday, October 30, at 10:30 am at the Rose Hill Cemetery west of Greenfield.  

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Graveside Service
October 30, 2023

10:30 AM
Rose Hill Cemetery, Greenfield


BJC Hospice
330 5th Street, Carrollton IL 62016

Greene County Health Department
310 5th St, Carrollton IL 62016
Tel: 1-217-942-6961

Greenfield Public Library
515 Chestnut Street, Greenfield IL 62044
Tel: 1-217-368-2613

St. Michael's Catholic Church
411 Sheffield St, Greenfield, IL 62044


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