Jackie Dean Parsons
  • Born on: January 13, 1944
  • Departed on: September 2, 2021
  • Resided in: Fremont, IA

Jackie Dean Parsons

Jackie Dean Parsons, 77 of Fremont, passed away early Thursday September 2, 2021, at the Iowa Veteran’s Home in Marshalltown, due to injuries sustained from a recent accident.  

He was born in Ottumwa, IA on January 13, 1944, son of the late Forrest and Caroline (Edmondson) Parsons.  He was united in marriage to Bonnie Ellen Smith on August 13, 1976.  Bonnie preceded Jack in death on February 29, 2020.  

Jack served his country as an Airman in the United States Air Force, and the Iowa National Guard.  He spent much of his time volunteering, and sharing his talents with many different organizations.  He spent many years active in The American Legion, where he served as a past commander at both local, and 5th district levels.  Jack loved his family, and spending as much time as he could at his grandchildren’s events, listening to Willie’s Roadhouse, and the cheering on the Green Bay Packers.  
His remaining family includes his four children: DeAnna (Daniel) Goodman, James Kempf, Susan Kempf, and Charlie Kempf; grandchildren including: Drake, Hayden, Ally, Curt, Cari, Kimberly, and April; as well as several great-grandchildren; Brother: Richard (Donna) Parsons, brother-in-law: Doug Smith, sister-in-law: Jean Parsons, and several nieces and nephews, and their families.
Jack was further preceded in death by his grandson, Chris Hudson; siblings; Donald Parsons, and Judy Mostofi; sister in-law Shirley Hare, and brother-in-law Jack Smith

His family wishes to express their gratitude to the Iowa Veterans Home for their compassionate care for Jack, especially Malloy 3 South, and Rachel.  

Per his request, there will be no services, and his body has been cremated. 

Memorials can be made directly to the family.  
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