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Harriet H. Parpart

Obituary for Harriet H. Parpart

August 20, 1923 - February 3, 2017
Columbus, Wisconsin | Age 93


Harriet Hazel Henrietta (Perronne) Parpart passed into her Savior's embrace on Friday, February 3, 2017 at the age of 93.

Harriet was born the daughter of William and Wilhelmina (Boese) Perronne on August 20, 1923 near Marshall, WI and grew up in the surrounding area. Harriet graduated from Reeseville High School and attended one year at Columbia County Teacher's College. She was able to teach at a one room school near Cambria for two years. She was married to Edwin Parpart on December 23, 1945 at Salem Ev. Lutheran Church in Lowell, WI. Harriet was employed as an accountant for NFO Pioneer Reload for 25 years. She was truly a lifelong farmer.

Harriet was a member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. She was an election worker and planning commission member for the township of Elba. Harriet was a member of the Sweethearts of Lowell VFW Post 9392, headed the Food Share program in Columbus, and was a member of the Okeeg Cemetery Auxiliary.

Harriet is survived by her children: Edwin (Marilyn Yoak) Parpart of Columbus, Harriet (Gary) Loiselle of Rockford, IL, Linda Parpart, Raymond (Elaine) Parpart, and Roger (Jane) Parpart all of Columbus; 14 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; two brothers: William and Ivan; as well as other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edwin; and six sisters.

A private family funeral service will be held at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus. Interment will take place at Okeeg Cemetery, township of Elba, WI.

Harriet's children were able to care for her at home with the wonderful help of Hillside Hospice and Visiting Angels where she passed away peacefully.

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