Larry Parish

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            Larry Lee Parish, 72 of Yankton, SD passed away Sunday, August 15, 2021, at Avera Sister James Care Center, Yankton, SD.  Funeral services will be 3:00 PM, Monday, August 23, 2021, at the First Assembly of God, Yankton, SD.  Burial will be in the Yankton Cemetery, Yankton, SD.  Visitations will be 5 to 7 PM, Sunday, August 22, 2021, at the Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory, Yankton, SD and then one hour prior to the service at the church.  Online condolences may be sent at:

            Larry Parish age 72 of Yankton SD passed away Sunday August 15, 2021, at Avera Sister James Nursing Home.

            Larry Lee Parish was born on June 11, 1949, in Marshalltown Iowa to Elvin and Erma (Stroh) Parish.

            Larry worked various road construction jobs in his life, but enjoyed hunting deer, pheasant and raccoon most of all. All six girls and his grandson Zach enjoyed hunting with him too.

            He married Martha (Fiedler) Tripp in 1973 and had six girls from this union. Melissa, Jenn, Virginia, Michelle, Liz and Jessica. He married Sandi Sage in January 2007. They enjoyed camping, hiking, trail walking and watching movies together. They also shared a deep and abiding love of the Lord and their church family.

            He is survived by his wife Sandi Parish of Yankton SD. His six daughters Melissa (Kurtis) Frey of Kaylor SD, Jenn (Charles) Morales of Yankton SD, Virginia Parish of St. Helena CA, Michelle (Ryan) Stemper of Columbia TN, Liz Parish of Yankton SD, Jessica Parish of Yankton SD; fourteen grandchildren; two great grandchildren; siblings Lyle Parish of Sioux Falls SD and Darlys (Pat) Moulton of Payson AZ.

            He was preceded in death by his parents Elvin and Erma, sisters Darlene Carley and Deanne Rauscher, Grandson Joseph Frey, Nephews Willie Parish and Tommy Rauscher Jr.

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
also one hour prior to the service at the church

Funeral service

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Monday, August 23, 2021
First Assembly of God
801 West 25th Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States


3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, August 23, 2021
Yankton Cemetery
2500 Douglas Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
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