Michael Dean Parish

Died: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

Graveside Service

2:30 PM Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
Location: Wapello Cemetery

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Michael Dean ‘Mike’ Parish, age 61, of Wapello, died Monday, November 20, 2017 at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.  The son of Dean and Gladys McElhinney Parish, he was born on March 9, 1956 in Burlington.

Mike graduated from Wapello High School in 1975.  He married Terri Walker and they later divorced.  He worked at Mid American Power Plant with the IBEW 109 Union for 38 years.  He served with the Wapello Volunteer Fire Department since 1977 for 17 years.  He was a member of the Southeastern Iowa Car Club.

His family includes his mother, Gladys Parish of Wapello; two daughters, Amber & Mike Spiker of Wapello and Kelli Parish & Sam Adams of Garrison, North Dakota; a son, Aaron Parish & Delainey McCulley of Cairo in rural Columbus Junction; four grandchildren, Jesse Parish, Blake Adams, Addelynn Spiker, and Shelby Adams; and three step grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents; father, Dean; and brother, Donald.

The graveside service for Mike Parish will be held at 2:30 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at the Wapello Cemetery with Rev. Pam Kranzler officiating.  The family will meet friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello.

A memorial fund has been established.

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Tammy Gillette
   Posted Sat November 25, 2017
So sorry to hear about his passing! Special prayers and thoughts go to the family!

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