Thomas Erwin Parsons N8QEW SK

  Thomas Erwin Parsons, age 68, of Adrian MI died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He was born Sept. 14, 1942, in Toledo, Ohio, to Thomas W. and Helen Jean (Mills) Parsons. On Nov. 30, 1968, he married Barbara Karcsak in Toledo and she survives. Thomas had studied engineering at Toledo University. He had been an engineer at American Chain and Cable, Brazeway, and then Tecumseh Products, where he retired in 2001. He enjoyed amateur radio, model railroading and train collecting. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and ARRL — the American Radio Relay League.

In addition to his wife, Barbara, he is survived by two sons, Jeffrey (Margaret) Parsons and their sons, Thomas and Lukas of Cleveland, Ohio; and Jonathan (Heidi) Parsons and their daughter, Kaitlyn of Bartlett, Ill. He was preceded in death by his parents.


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