Arnold B. Parkansky, 84, Crivitz resident, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn. He was born April 17, 1929, in Casper, Wyo.  
Arnold is a one of a kind man, who was loved by all who met him. We will miss his wonderful sense of humor and his laughter. Arnold was a teaser/story teller and had a close, personal relationship with each of his six children. He was especially proud of the talents and accomplishments of his children and grandchildren. Arnold will be greatly missed by his wife, Anne, who is the love of his life. They were married in Menominee, Mich. August 6th, 1948, and lived 64 years together in a warm, loving relationship. Arnold would spend endless hours on the wooded lands that he and Anne loved and cherished. He was passionate about hunting, planting, tree farming and his tractor. He was an avid fisherman and was known as "The last of the great white fishermen."
Surviving are his wife, Anne; six children: Jean Howard of Suamico, Steven (Janet) Parkansky of Harshaw, Susan (Michael) Roherty of Suamico, Karen (Martin) Kwitek of Wausau, Debra Wieting of Pound and Rebecca Marks of Coleman; 12 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Raymond Parkansky and one sister, Viola Carlson.
Friends may call at the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home in Crivitz, Monday, November 18, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at Ev. Presbyterian Church in Crivitz.