Betty Jean Parker, 93, of Springbrook, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Heritage Lakeside in Rice Lake, Wisconsin.
Betty was born on August 25, 1926 in Burnett County, Wisconsin, to Benjamin and Zannetta (Poquette) Lawrence. She married Louis Parker on January 13, 1942. She worked as a cook for many years, and also at Link Brothers. She was also a caregiver for many handicap men and women, providing cleaning and cooking services. Betty had many friends that were special to her. She loved being around her family, and knew everybody’s birthday and how old they were. She also loved her flowers and took great pride in her many, beautiful flower beds and bird watching. She will be greatly missed by all.
Betty is survived by: eight children; Sharen (Gary) Bartle of Springbrook, June (John) McNitt of Springbrook, Louis (Ruby) Parker of Lake Geneva, Bob (Loni) Parker of Shell Lake, Tom (Teresa) Parker of Springbrook, Don (RaeNell) Parker of Menomonie, Ruth Blair of Springbrook, and, Mike (Nancy)Parker of Lantana, FL, one brother, Ben Lawrence of Lolow, Montana, 41 grandchildren, 77 great-grandchildren, and, 18 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by; her parents, her husband, Louis, one son, Lonnie Parker, one daughter, Debbie Doriott, two grandsons, Robert “Robbie” and Joseph “Joey” Parker, two sisters, Carol Kohn, and Arlene Livingston, and one brother, Darryl Lawrence.
A funeral service will be held for Betty on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Faith Lutheran Church in Spooner, Wisconsin with Pastor Brent Berkesch officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 4-7 PM at The Spooner Funeral Home, and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Burial will be at The Earl Cemetery in Earl, Wisconsin. Arrangements were entrusted to The Spooner Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left for Betty’s family at www.bratley-nelsonchapels.com.
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