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In memory of

Mary Ann Parsons

of Rapid City, South Dakota, formerly of Philip, died on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City at the age of 91

Mary Ann Stangle was born February 19, 1929, in Rapid City, South Dakota, the daughter of Frank and Delphine (Jobgen) Stangle.


Mary was united in marriage to Dean Oren Parsons on November 6, 2004, in Hill City. They made their home in Philip until Dean’s death on June 21, 2018. Mary then moved to Primrose Retirement Community in Rapid City, where she has since resided.

Grateful for having shared her life are her children, Patricia (Eric) Wilson of Kingsland, TX, Anita (Doug) Peters of Hill City, Carol (Wally) Hoffman of Creighton and Steve Voyles of Deerfield; two sister-in-laws Rosalie Stangle of Scenic, and Joyce Stangle of Marsland, Nebraska; 48 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dean Parsons on June 21, 2018; sons, Charles and John Salmon; brothers, John, Tom, Leo and Frank "Sonny" Stangle; and grandson Zane Hoffman.

Private family graveside services will be held at the Scenic Cemetery. The service will be live-streamed on this page as well.

A memorial has been established and cards and memorials may be sent to 20453 Wilsey Rd. Creighton, SD 57790.

Private family graveside services will be held at the Scenic Cemetery.

  • So sorry for your loss. Your all in our prayers. ~ Tom and Jackie Shull Wasta (1/13/2021)
  • We are so sorry for your loss Carol and Wally. May God comfort you and help you thru the sad times ahead. Will say prayers for you all. God bless you. ~ Lavern & Dianne Terkildsen Wall, SD (1/12/2021)
  • Dear family, really sad to hear of Mary's passing. She was a dear lady who we liked a lot. Although we've never met any of you Mary was also my sister-in-law. ~ Leah (Parsons) Waddell Sahuarita AZ (1/10/2021)
  • So sorry for your loss. Mary was a busy lady making memories for family and friends ~ Bill and Marsha Sumpter Kadoka (1/10/2021)
  • We will miss Mary. She was such a good friend and co-worker. Always a smile. God bless and keep you Carol and all the family. ~ Kenny & Lyndy Ireland Philip, SD (1/10/2021)
  • So very sorry for you loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers... ~ Ruth & Jerry Butters Gypsum CO (1/9/2021)
  • so sorry Carol to here about your moms passing, prayers for all ~ Joann Stark IA (1/9/2021)
  • Our sincere condolences in the loss of this sweet lady. We would meet up as we got our mail and have a nice chat. She was such a pleasant lady and it always brightened your morning. ~ George & Shirley Dennis Philip, SD (1/9/2021)
  • SD ~ Tom & Ann Foley Philip (1/9/2021)
  • I am truly sorry to hear of the passing of Mary she was an awesome lady ~ Bill Booth Long Beach, Ca (1/9/2021)
  • Our deepest sympathy to Mary's family. Keeping you in thought and prayer. May the good memories comfort you at this difficult time. ~ Veva Wernke and Family Wall, SD (1/8/2021)