THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Frances L. Parker
Issue Date: August 29, 2013
Frances L. Parker, 91, of Athelstane, passed away at Rennes Health & Rehab Center East in Peshtigo on Sunday, Aug. 25th.
Born at home in Athelstane on Jan. 17, 1922 to Frank and Esther (Lundberg) Spencer, she graduated from Wausaukee High School and worked for Laun Brothers early in her life. She married Joseph Parker on Aug. 23, 1950 and stayed at home to raise her family.
She was a life-long member of the Athelstane Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Women 's Organization and Sunday School, being a faithful servant to all three. She enjoyed cooking, baking, singing and spending time with family, especially her grandsons.
She is survived by three children, Crystal (Ralph) Petersen, LaRayne Richardson and Joseph (Cindy) Parker; two grandsons; an aunt, Elsie Wallace and Tim Richardson, along with many extended family and special friends.
Family and friends called on Tuesday, Aug. 27th from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Messar-Roubal Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28th until time of service at 11 a.m. at Athelstane Presbyterian Church. Burial followed the service at the Forest Home Cemetery, Athelstane. Messar-Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee assisted the family with arrangements.