Joann Parkins, of Troy, died Sunday October 13, 2019 at Aspen Park of Cascadia in Moscow. She was 88.
Joann, was born September 23, 1931 in Moscow, Idaho to Arthur and Irene Frederickson. She attended school at the Miller Trestle School House near her rural home before it closed at graduated from Troy High School. On April 11, 1948 JoAnn married Joe Parkins in Spokane, they were later blessed with three children, Kris, Betty and Bob. Over the years JoAnn and Joe live in Moscow, Lewiston and Troy, and she worked as a waitress at many area restaurants.
Joann loved camping, fishing, watching her children and grandchildren and competing in rodeos and omoksees, and she belonged to several area saddle clubs.
Joann was preceded in death by her parents, her Husband Joe, son Bob, Brother Orval Fredrickson, Sister June Cleveland and brother in-law Marvin Cleveland, and infant sister Pearl Fredrickson.
She is survived by her daughter Betty (Marvin) Shoemaker of Spokane, and Kris Parkins of Troy. Sister Jeanette (Nick) Hites of Moscow, Brothers Mike (Beverly) Fredrickson of Troy and Larry (Becky) Fredrickson of Deary and sister-in-law Marlene Fredrickson of Troy, and daughter in law Krista Parkins. Grandchildren Paul (Cindy) Shoemaker, Kode (Richard) Hanson, Miranda (Mike) Shell, Trina Shoemaker, Lindsey (Kelsey) Felton, 8 Great-grandchildren and 1 great- great grandchild and dearly loved numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Troy Ambulance fund, Shriners Hospital for Children of St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Latah County Fairgrounds on Friday October 25, 2019, with lunch provided by the family
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