Maynard Parr

September 08, 1913 - July 22, 2013

Maynard Parr

September 08, 1913 - July 22, 2013


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Obituary for Maynard Parr

Funeral services for Maynard Parr age 99 of Dodge, NE will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge, NE. Interment will be in the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the church. There will be a public Wake Service on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Minnick Funeral Chapel in Dodge is handling the arrangements.

Maynard passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013 at the Parkview Home in Dodge, NE.

Maynard Adam Parr was born on September 8, 1913 at Elgin, NE, the second of fourteen children, to John A. and Minnie (Vogel) Parr. The family lived near Petersburg, NE for five years, moved to Great Falls, MT for two years and then returned to Dodge. Maynard attended school in Dodge and worked as a farmhand prior to marriage. On April 12, 1939, he was united in marriage to Theresa Kreikemeier at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Monterey, rural West Point, NE. Maynard worked for Theresa’s dad, and on the Charlie Kaup farm near Webster, NE before moving to Omaha and working for Allied Mills. The family moved to a farm southwest of Snyder until 1963 when they moved to a farm northeast of Dodge. Maynard retired from farming in 1978 and moved into Dodge, NE.

Maynard was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge, NE.

Survivors include-
Children-Daughter-Janice and husband Don Ortmeier of Fremont, NE and family-Pam and Jeff Carnahan and children-Jaimie and David Redfern, Jared Carnahan, Greg and Sue Ortmeier and children-Cameron Ortmeier and Charity and daughter-Adley, Brittney and Brianne Boltinghouse, Steve and Deb Ortmeier and sons-Grand and Carson, Roger and Rita Ortmeier and children-Mason, Brody and Millie, Sandy and Michael Stetich and daughters-Ella and Abby; Daughter-Pat and husband Roland Rueschhoff of Columbus, NE and family-Matt Rueschhoff and children-Taylor, Tyler, Nova, Kolby, Kreighten and Hudson, Mike Rueschhoff and children-Jake, Derek and Zack, Craig and Brenna Rueschhoff, Amy and Kevin Haeffner; Son-Dan and wife Dorothy Parr of Fremont, NE and family-Darcy and Ryan Dorfmeyer and children-Hayli and Colby, David and Jamie Parr and daughter Sophie, Chad and Tracy Parr and daughter Jasmine, Nathan Parr and Wendy and son Kenni; Tom and wife LuAnn Parr of Dodge, NE and family-Adam and Darcy Parr and children-Tyler and Baylee, Luke and Jodi Parr and children-T.J., Olivia, Alexis, Brooke and Braylon, Jacob and Stacey Parr and children-Ryler and Hunter, Zach Parr
Sisters- Julia Dirkschneider of Snyder, NE
Betty Ann Olson of Laurel, NE
Cecilia and husband Jerry Reimers of Scribner, NE
Ima Jean Dinslage of West Point, NE
Sisters-in-law- Janet Parr of West Point, NE
Genevieve Parr of Omaha, NE

Maynard was preceded in death by his parents, wife-Theresa on March 26, 2002, four brothers-Sylvester, John, Denis and Anthony, and five sisters- Marie Meister, Marcella Greco, Sr. Magdalen Parr, Viola Stuehmer and Frances Parr.

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