Gary W. Parsons, 85, of the Lake Geneva area passed away unexpectedly on February 16, 2022, at Lakeland Medical Center.
Born Gary Wesley Parsons to the late Glen and Ailoa (Hitchcock) Parsons in Waukegan, Illinois on April 5, 1936. Gary was a member of the graduating class of 1954 from Lake Geneva High School. On September 15, 1962, at the Lutheran Church in Pell Lake, Wisconsin, Gary was united into marriage to Patricia Tufts.
Gary’s heart and passions was in snowmobiling. Gary helped set up the White River Trail and was an original member of the Lakes Drift Riders Snowmobile Club. Gary spent his whole life working in the pest control business. Gary work for Arwell Pest Control, which was bought by Orkin. After a couple of years Gary started Arrow Pest Control and then founded Parsons Pest Control. Gary volunteered his time at the Geneva Lake Museum and was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lake Geneva.
Gary is survived by his wife of 59 years, Patricia and one brother: Ronald Parsons. Gary will be remembered by his Immanuel Lutheran Family and all his friends he made over the years.
Services for Gary will be held on Saturday February 26, 2022, at 11:00am at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lake Geneva. Visitation will be held from 10:00am till the time of service at the church.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family has asked that you donate in Gary’s name to Immanuel Lutheran Church. A link has been provided below.
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Immanuel Lutheran Church
700 North Bloomfield Road, Lake Geneva WI 53147