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Parker Barglof

Thursday, January 6, 2011

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Funeral services for Parker Barglof, 90 of Spencer will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service.

Visitation will take place Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer, starting at 5 p.m. with the family present from 5-8 p.m.

Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.

Mr. Barglof passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Longhouse Residence in Spencer.

Parker Fred Barglof, the son of Fred and Ellen (Parker) Barglof was born Aug. 11, 1920, in Douglous Township Clay County, Ia. He was raised in Sioux Rapids, Webb and Gillett Grove areas where he graduated from Gillett Grove High School, in 1941.

Parker served in the Navy, during World War II. He married Roselma Chatfield on Aug. 5, 1946 in Worthington, Minn. He worked as a farmer near Greenville, Ia., until moving to Spencer in 1977. He also worked as a mechanic at Spencer Farm Center until his retirement in 1983. Parker enjoyed woodworking, arrowhead hunting, nature, mechanics, and making birdhouses.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Ellen Barglof.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Roselma, of Spencer, Ia.; three sons: William (Pat) Barglof of Bennett, Ia., David (Cheryl) Barglof of Spencer, Ia., and Dale (Amy) Barglof of Waterloo, Ia.; seven grandchildren: Missy Johnson, David (Angie), Mark (Betsy), Scott, Heather, Ashley Barglof, and Erika (Patrick) Petticord; one step-grandson, Christopher Lyon; three great-grandchildren: Jacob and Ryan Barglof, and Siena Petticord; other relatives and many friends.

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established by the family.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.