Neil Parmenter Obituary

Neil  Parmenter
Neil Parmenter
Neil Parmenter

January 4, 2009 - May 3, 2009
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Neil Parmenter, 70, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, of which he was a member, with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery.

Neil was a lifelong Des Moines resident. He was an actuary for Principal Financial Group for 38 years, retiring in 2000. Neil was a member of the Society of Actuaries (of which he is past president), the American Academy of Actuaries, and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and was a Department of Treasury enrolled actuary.

Neil was very active as a coach and administrator for Beaverdale Little League, Amateur Athletic Union and Iowa District 5 Little League. He also coached for the parochial football league in Des Moines. He was the National AAU Baseball Sports Director.

Neil was also active in North High School Alumni Society and present chair of the Principal Financial Group Retirees. In his spare time he was an usher at the Iowa Events Center. He loved to travel on Actuarial (International) trips with his wife, Teresa.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Teresa, his children Greg (Donita) of North English, Chris (Scott) of Des Moines, Kevin (Shelli) of Overland Park KS, Tony (Sarah) of Urbandale, Tim (Dana) of Johnston, Andy (Mandy) of Des Moines, Matt (Katie) of West Des Moines and John of Des Moines. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Al and Lucile Parmenter.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to Beaverdale Little League, Iowa Amateur Athletic Union, Holy Trinity Catholic Church or the Actuarial Foundation.


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Holy Trinity Catholic Church
2926 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Holy Trinity Catholic Church
2926 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
11:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Wednesday, May 6, 2009


The Actuarial Foundation
475 North Martingale Road, Ste. 600
Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226