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Services Saturday for Gladys Parker, age 91

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Gladys L. Parker, 91, of Valparaiso, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at home with her family by her side.

She was born August 12, 1923, in Stickney, SD, to Gurney and Genevieve (Ket) Hanson.

Gladys was a proud farm wife all of her life. On November 22, 1943, she married Wilford Moore Parker who preceded her in death in 1982.

Survivors include their children: Hervey (Judy) Parker of Wanatah, David (Cida) Parker of Valparaiso, Harold “Tom” (Jane) Parker of LaPorte, Ellen Parker (Eric Berg) of Valparaiso, Richard (Colleen) Parker of Westville, Genevieve Susan Parker of Valparaiso, Wendy Parker DDS, of Westville, siblings: Betty Van Tyle, Gurney (Betty) Hanson all of Valparaiso, 11 grandchildren: Natalie (Jim) Werner, Matt (Missy) Parker, Tom Parker, Denise (Mark) Scarborough, Ian Parker, Aaron Parker, Jessica Berg, Diane Berg, Jocelyn Parker, Emily Parker and Stephanie Parker and four great grandchildren: Curt Werner, Madison Scarborough, Aubrina Parker and Parker Scarborough.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Hanson & Frances Erickson.

A visitation will be held Friday from 4Đ8 p.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with funeral service Saturday, 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, Rev. Dennis Meyer officiating and burial to follow at Graceland Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the VNA Hospice of Porter County.


Posted 7/29/2015




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