David E. Parkinson, Jr.
1970 - 2013
David E. Parkinson Jr., 43, of Lyons, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family.
He was born in Flint, Mich., on June 23, 1970, he was the son of David E.Parkinson, Sr. and Gloria J. (nee Ogger) Willhelm. He spent his early life in Michigan where he attended school and graduated from Wayne Memorial High School.
In his six years of active duty in the Army, David spent the majority of his time in Berlin, Germany, along with serving in Operation Desert Storm during the Persian Gulf War.
On August 2, 1991, in Caro, Mich., he was united in marriage to Jacqueline Louise Pastor. Following marriage they made their home in Berlin Germany, Tennessee, Michigan and Wisconsin.
Dave was a Union Business Representative for Operating Engineers Local #139. He was a life Member of the VFW
& DAV and a member of the Masonic Lodge. His hobbies were hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie; his children, Gage and Kirsten Parkinson; parents, Gloria (Ken) Willhelm of Fenton, Mich., and David (Bev) Parkinson of Chatham, Mich.; his mother and father-in-law, Alicia (Don) Majask of Caro, Mich., and Dennis (Anita) Pastor of North Branch, Mich.; siblings, Kathy Gonzales, Tamie Willhelm, Wayne Willhelm, Angela Parkinson, Cindy Dougherty; four sisters-in-law, Jeanette Letson, Dee Pastor, Sue Summersett, Patty ODell, and numerous Military Brothers, The Wild Bunch.
Memorials are suggested to the
Services for Dave will be Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home at 7 p.m. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Burial will take place in Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan.
Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory
625 S. Browns Lake Drive
Burlington, WI 53105