Kendall E. Parcel, age 77, of Lyons, Nebraska passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Funeral services will be on Saturday, July 14, 2018, 10 a.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland, Nebraska. Burial with Military Honors will be in the Lyons Cemetery, Lyons, Nebraska. Visitation will be held Friday, from 5-7 p.m. with family receiving friends at Pelan Funeral Services Lyons. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials to the family for later designation. Pelan Funeral Services in Oakland in charge of arrangements.
Kendall E. Parcel was born to Alfred and Harriet (Fogleman) Parcel on March 5, 1941 in Cushing, Iowa. He passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.
Kendall graduated from Quimby High School in Iowa in 1958. He met Sandra Mills at a dance in Washta, Iowa, by the fall they were “going steady” and were married March 1st, 1960 in Sandra’s parents living room. The Air Force took the couple to France for a couple years and when returning to the United States, eventually end up in rural Lyons, Nebraska where he worked for AT&T for 36 years.
Kendall took great pride in raising his Angus cattle, spending time in his garden and watching many different types of birds. He LOVED to be outside. He also enjoyed sports, especially Iowa and Nebraska (since he grew up in Iowa he always rooted for them when they played each other). All these interests were shared with his loving wife. His latest joy was welcoming his 2 great grandchildren into the world with lots of love and happiness.
Kendall was the President of the Nebraska Angus Association, served on the Extension Board and belonged to the Lyons VFW.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra; two sons: Tim (Heidi) Parcel of Norwalk, IA, Jeff (Lisa) Parcel of Oakland, NE; 2 grandchildren: Jason (Ashley) Parcel, Austin (Nicole) Parcel all of Oakland; and 2 great-grandchildren: Kendrick Parcel and Adley Parcel; brothers: Gary (Dolly) Parcel of Buffalo, MN, Lynn (JoAnn) Parcel of Newark, OH, and Kevin (Susan) Parcel of Washta, IA.