Donald Parr
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Donald “Tec” Parr A Mass of Christian Burial for Donald Raymond “Tec” Parr of Old Monroe, MO will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Old Monroe. Father Richard Rath, church pastor, will officiate with burial in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Old Monroe. Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Benedict, David Parr, Tim Kersting, Keith Kendall, Craig Buechler and Jeremy Gnade. Mr. Parr, 68, passed away Thursday afternoon, December 22, 2022 at Barnes St. Peters Hospital in St. Peters, MO. Born July 26, 1954 in Troy, MO, he was the son of Raymond William and Eleanor Christine Burkemper Parr. Tec was a 1972 graduate of Winfield High School. After graduation, he started working for St. Charles Engineering & Surveying. Tec was united in marriage on May 20, 1978 in St. Paul, MO to Sandra Kay Grabenhorst. This union was blessed with three children: Brian, Sherry and Kevin. In April, 1981, Tec, Bill Shey and Ray Picket formed Tri-County Engineering & Surveying in Troy, MO. After Bill and Ray’s retirements, Tec became the sole owner. He was elected Lincoln County Surveyor in 2008 and served in that capacity the past three and half terms. During his almost 50-year career in the field, Tec was well respected as a Surveyor. He attended Auctioneering school and assisted several Auctioneers, most recently Nick Allen. He auctioneered at most of the Ducks Unlimited Auctions in recent years. He was an avid Duck hunter and outdoorsman. Tec was a longtime member of Immaculate Conception Church and the Old Monroe Knights of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Eleanor Parr; one sister-in-law, Patricia Payne Parr; and four brothers-in-law: Ralph Benedict, Glennon Kersting, James Kendall and Ed Gilbert. Tec is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Sandy Parr of Old Monroe; their children: Brian Parr of Columbia, MO, Sherry Jordan and her husband, Jason, of O’Fallon, MO, and Kevin Parr of Old Monroe; four grandchildren: Alex, Blake, Bryce and Ella Jordan. He also leaves one brother, Vernon Parr of Flint Hill, MO; four sisters, Jean Benedict of Flint Hill, Betty Kersting, Mary Kendall and Kathy Gilbert, all of Old Monroe; several in-laws, nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at the Immaculate Conception Picnic Grounds Hall in Old Monroe. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 3838 East Highway 47, P.O. Box 253, Winfield, MO 63389. Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com.
Wednesday
28
December

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Immaculate Conceptioln Catholic Church
110 Maryknoll Road
Old Monroe, Missouri, United States
Wednesday
28
December

Interment

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Immaculate Conception Cemetery
110 Maryknoll Road
Old Monroe, Missouri, United States
Wednesday
28
December

Celebration of Life Gathering

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Immaculate Conception Picnic Grounds Hall
Hwy C
Old Monroe, Missouri, United States
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