James R Parkhurst
1928 — 2021
James R. Parkhurst, 93 of Elroy passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Elroy Health Services, Elroy. He was born September 6, 1928, to James Sr, and Laura (Travinck) Parkhurst in LaFarge, Vernon County, WI. On December 25, 1947, James and Mary J. Winchel knocked on the door of the local pastor's house and asked to be married. This year they would have celebrated 74 years of marriage together. Early on in life, Jim worked on the family farm. Later, he was a self-employed well driller for over 45 years, owner, and operator of Jim Parkhurst Well Drilling Company. Jim was a hobby inventor and had a brilliant mind for mechanics being able to just about fix anything that was set in...