Agnes A. Parr, 95, of Metamora, IL passed away at 10:03 pm on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Unity Point Health-Methodist in Peoria. She was born on February 25, 1924 to Leo C. and Lydia D. (Kiesewetter) Fandel. She married Henry A. Parr, Jr. on September 24, 1947 at St. Mary of Lourdes Catholic Church in Metamora. He passed away on January 27, 1992.
Surviving are six sons Don (Sue) Parr, Ken (Pat) Parr, Randy (Michell) Parr, Mike (Vicki) Parr, Tim (Denise) Parr, Curt (Debbie) Parr; four daughters Debby Parr, Sandy (Mike) Copp, Karen Johnson, and Theresa (Kevin) Schlink; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and siblings Don “Doc” (Joan) Fandel and Lulu Mae “Suzy” (Jack) Hoffman. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and five sisters.
Agnes was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and St. Mary of Lourdes Catholic Church both in Metamora, the Altar Rosary Society, and Catholic Women’s League. She enjoyed cooking, baking, quilting, and spending time with her family.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at St. Mary of Lourdes Catholic Church with Father Vien Van Do officiating. Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 3:30 pm on Monday, December 2, 2019 at St. Mary of Lourdes Church with visitation to follow from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Monday at the church. Burial will be in St. Mary of Lourdes Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the St. Mary of Lourdes Catholic Church Building Fund, 424 Lourdes Church Road, Metamora, IL 61548. Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.
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