|Service Date:||September 18th, 2011|
William R. Parkhouse
El Paso- William R. Parkhouse, 99, of El Paso, IL passed away at 5:45 am on Friday, September 16, 2011 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in El Paso where he was a resident.
He was born on December 4, 1911 in El Paso, IL a son of William and Elzina Stowell Parkhouse. He married Kathryn Weber in October 1936 in Benson, IL. She passed away on January 19, 1995.
Surviving are one son Dennis (Donna) Parkhouse of Gridley, IL; three grandchildren, Kathy (Jerry) Faulk of El Paso, IL; Kevin (Dee) Parkhouse of Gridley, IL; Brian (Elizabeth Megli) Parkhouse of Bloomington, IL; four great grandchildren, Nickolas Parkhouse, Jared Faulk, Makenna Parkhouse, Joshua Faulk, and one sister, Helen Roberts of El Paso, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and three sisters.
William was a lifetime farmer in the El Paso area. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and spending time with his friends, family, and grandchildren.
William was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in El Paso where funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 18, 2011. Rev. Jonathan Boehne will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1-2 pm before the services at the church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.