Rita Parrett

Rita Parrett

The Dalles, Oregon

November 25, 1943 - July 4, 2015

Rita Parrett passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015 in The Dalles, Ore. Rita was born November 25, 1943 to Clifford E. and Viola Mae (Spieth) Parrett, she was 71 years of age at the time of her passing.

Rita was born in Tonasket, Wash., one of four children; Loveta, Karen & Clifford. She lived in Orville, Wash., and moved to The Dalles, Ore., in 1945.

She enjoyed playing catch, books, going for rides in the car and loved spending time with her family.

Rita is survived by: her older sister, Loveta Ziegenbein (Hood River, Ore.), younger sister, Karen Thorsen (Longview, Wash.), many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews; her friends and caretakers at the Nevada House in The Dalles and dear friend and caregiver of many years, Cathy Cartwright.

She was preceded in death by; Clifford Parrett Sr. (Father), Viola Parrett (Mother), Clifford Parrett Jr. (Brother) and Gene Thorsen (Brother-in-law)
Services are planned for 11 a.m., Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at Pine Grove Butte Cemetery (2687 Van Horn Drive, Hood River, Oregon).

Memorial donation are suggested to be given in Rita’s name to Heart of Hospice.

Arrangements under the direction of Anderson's Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations) 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Oregon 97031.

Please visit to leave a note of condolence for family.


Use the form below to express your condolences.

Sign in to comment


Information from The Chronicle and our advertisers (Want to add your business to this to this feed?)