Parqurette “Parkie” <I>Darras</I> Nissen

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Parqurette “Parkie” Darras Nissen

  • Birth 7 May 1912 Superior, Boulder County, Colorado, USA
  • Death 2 May 2001 Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA
  • Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
  • Memorial ID 71556030

Parqurette "Parkie" Nissen, 88, of Cheyenne died Wednesday, May 2, at United Medical Center-West.

She was born May 7, 1912, in Superior, Colo. Her family moved to a ranch in Virginia Dale, Colo., when she was a young girl. She attended school in Virginia Dale and Fort Collins, Colo.

She married Roy Nissen on Sept. 10, 1938, in Boulder, Colo., and they moved to Cheyenne in 1944 where she spent the remainder of her life.

Mrs. Nissen was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary 128 and the Women of the Moose.

Mrs. Nissen is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Ferma Nissen of Lakewood, Colo.; two grandchildren; and two grandchildren-in-law, Kim and Joe Stover of Brighton, Colo., and Kenny and Karen Nissen of Denver; one great-granddaughter, Krista Almy of Brighton; one nephew and three nieces.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Nissen; her parents, Constant and Delia Darras; a brother, Clarence; and three sisters, Violet, Grace and Naomi.


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  • Created by: Lostnwyomn
  • Added: 17 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71556030
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Parqurette “Parkie” Darras Nissen (7 May 1912–2 May 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71556030, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Lostnwyomn (contributor 47168791) .