MaryAnn Catherine Parkurst was born on August 4, 1934 in Lake Henry, Minnesota, the daughter of Peter and Josephine (Lehnen) Zirbes. One of seven children, she grew up in Lake Henry where she attended St. Margaret’s Catholic church. She married Dale Parkhurst on April 27, 1957.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Jerome, Elmer, Gerald, Norman, Alvin Zirbes and sister Lorraine Johnson.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Dale; children Patty Swanson, David (Vicky) Parkhurst, Greg (Glenda) Parkhurst, Lynn Parkhurst, Rick (Angie) Parkhurst, Mike (Jeni) Helm and many grand children and great grand children.