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Della Parent, 78

Della Parent, 78

Died March 3, 2014

Della Parent, age 78, of Somerset, Wis., died on Monday, March 3, at The Gathering in Stillwater, Minn.

She was born on Aug. 12, 1935, in Centuria, Wis., to Allan & Ruth (Heisley) Alwin.

Della's passions in life were her family, friends, and of course, golf. All her life she worked very hard and was proud of her accomplishments, three children, five grandchildren, mastering the game of golf, canning veggies, making dinner rolls, and maintaining an awesome yard and flower gardens.

She will be most remembered as a loving, free-spirited person who never gave up the fight and would do most anything to win the battle.

Mom, Grandma, Great-Grandma we love you and will miss you dearly. RIP and give Dad a hug and kiss from all of us.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Myron; father- and mother-in-law, Edward & Delia Parent; brothers-in-law, Harold Parent, Harold Salmon, Hank Aiken, Chester Sievert, and James Carroll; sisters-in-law, Betty Aiken, Shirley Adamson, Corrine Sievert, and Elizabeth Parent.

Survived by her children, Kenny (Laurie) Parent, Steve (Jodi Thompson) Parent, and Denise (Bruce) Laiti; grandchildren, Chad, Amie (Brad), Jeremy (Steph), Luke (Jeanette), and Emily; great-grandchildren, Ian, Paige, and Dylan; brothers, Deryl (Lorraine) Alwin, Donny (Bernie) Alwin, Duane (Judy) Alwin, and Dwight (Shirley) Alwin; step sister, Bonnie Billman; sisters-in-law, Virgie Salmon, Bonnie Sievert, and Sheryl (Bob) Cunningham; brother-in-law, Bob Adamson; also many nieces; nephews; and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 7, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Somerset, Wis. Visitation will be 1 hours prior to the service at the church. Interment St. Anne's Cemetery.

Memorials preferred.

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