Matt Gustav Parisoff was called home by his Heavenly Father on April 12, 2017 in Corsicana, Texas. Matt was born in Saint Joseph, Missouri on June 1, 1956 to Gus and Erma Parisoff.
Matt was the 5th of seven children born to them. Matt was an expert marksman and fire arms instructor. He was a member of the IPSC, International Practical Shooting Confederation. He placed top 10 in the world class competition in the late 70s. He trained with Ray Chapman Academy and Jeff Cooper Academy. Matt was also a registered Schutzhund dog trainer even working with the Buchanan County Sheriff’s department and the Corsicana Police Department. His prize dog and companion was Spartacus an American Stafford Terrier. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church of Corsicana and a 4th degree Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife Ruth, of 32 years. Children: Jason Sanchez, Juanita Aradondo, and Naomi Fills. Seven grandchildren Brycen, Dija, Kayla, Alissa, Havier, Jade and Michael. Brother Mark Parisoff and sister’s Jana Donaldson, Mimi Bosch, Tena Parisoff, and Cara Morrison. His sister Myra Heinz preceded him in death on Feb. 8, 2017. Uncle Tom Parisoff, aunts Frances Bidding, and Dona Kemmer. There are numerous nieces and nephews. Above all Matt loved God and his family.
A memorial mass will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.