Frank Parise, Sr. (1940 – 2005)

Frank J. Parise Sr. age 65 a resident of Kenosha, died Tuesday October 4, 2005 at Beverly Health Care in Kenosha.

Born on March 10, 1940 in Kenosha, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary (Juliana) Parise.

He was educated in the schools of Kenosha.

On April 25, 1959 in Kenosha he married Karen Feely (Barrette). They divorced in 1965. On October 27, 1966 he would marry Judy Wightman. They would divorce in 2002.

He was formerly employed at the Frost Co. in Kenosha until its closing. He then worked for the Unified Schools as a maintenance engineer until his retirement in 1990.

He loved playing the guitar. He also enjoyed collecting and building model cars. As a young man, he was an amateur stock car racer. He was also an avid fan of NASCAR.

He is survived by his ex-wives of Kenosha; two sons, Frank J. (Cheryl) Parise Jr. of Kenosha, Michael J. (Sally) Parise of Stoughton WI, two daughters Mickey (Guy) LeHouillier of Kenosha, Michelle (George) Stitch of Kingswood Tx., six loving grandchildren; Frankie, Joseph, Paul, Joey, Andrea, Jessica, two brothers Chuck (Karen) Parise and Mike (Connie) Parise, both of Kenosha. He is further survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews whom will all miss him.

He was preceded in death by his parent, one brother in infancy and one daughter in infancy Lori Ann.

A visitation for Mr. Parise will be held on Friday October 7, 2005 at from 10:00AM until 11:00AM at Abiding Word Church at 1520-Green Bay Road. A procession to St. George cemetery will follow the visitation period, and will conclude with a graveside prayer service at the cemetery. Burial will take place at St. George Catholic Cemetery.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the family.

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