Biography June J. Parker, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and wonderful friend went to her heavenly home peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, April 17, 2009. She was born on June 10, 1928 in Westfield, daughter of the late Arnold and Alma (Polsfuss) Schauer. June was baptized, confirmed and married at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Westfield. She graduated from Westfield High School in 1946 and married Leo Parker on December 7, 1946. June volunteered her time generously, always thinking of others. She was an active lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and a member of Westfield American Legion Women’s Auxiliary. June was always present for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren’s school and sporting activities. She was an avid Cubs fan.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Leo; four children, Pam (Bob) Brassfield, Johnson Creek, Paul (Diane) Parker, Westfield, Phil (Belinda) Parker, Pardeeville, Pete (Mary) Parker, Beaver Dam; 11 grandchildren, Rob Brassfield, Becky (Corey) Pederson, Nicki (Doug) Thompson, Jacki (Jim) Hoffa, Paul II (fiancée, Sarah Rodger) Parker, Jeremy (Stacey) Parker, Jacob (Jennifer) Parker, Jordan (fiancée, Lindsey Daniels) Parker, Jonathan Parker, Kristi (special friend, Toby Garrod) Parker and Derek Parker; 13 great grandchildren, Caleb, Kelsey, Caden, Conall, Doug II, Lucas, Weston, Nadia, Sidney, Jackson, Sophia, Addison and Alexander; brother in law, Les (Shirley) Parker, Racine; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. June was preceded in death by her two sisters, Twyla Schultz and Mildred Frank.
A funeral service for June will be held on Monday, April 20, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Westfield with Rev. Ron Riemer officiating. Interment will be in Westfield East Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Sunday, April 19, 2009 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home, Westfield and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Budda Box Fight Against Cancer of Marquette County.