Douglas Parker1925 - 2009
Douglas A. Parker, age 84 of Ocqueoc,
passed away on October 9, 2009 at the
Petoskey Northern Michigan Regional Hospital
He was born January 30, 1925 in Detroit
to William and Margaret (Law) Parker
On September 17, 1949, Douglas married Doris Weathers at
Grandale Presbyterian Church in Detroit. He served three years in the United States
Navy in WWII as an electrician’s mate on the USS Metivier. He served in Bizerte,
Sicily, Panama, China, Korea, Okinawa, Leyte Gulf, the Solomons, N. Africa and
the Phillipines. Following 25 years in the Detroit Police Department, he retired as
a Sergeant and they moved to Ocqueoc. He was a member of the
Cheboygan Golf & Country Club, the Hammond Bay Area Anglers and
Trinity Lutheran Church.
He is survived by:
two sons, Kevin (Denise) of Howell, Brian of Sterling Hts.;
daughter Linda (Robert) Skodack of Oscoda;
four grandchildren, Krista, Kali, Nicole and Ricky; and
four great-grandchildren, Alexis, Morgan, Dakota and Cora.
sister, Margaret (Charles) Mchney
He was preceded in death by:
his parents; and
two brothers, Bill and Robert
Memorial services will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Ocqueoc on
Saturday, October 17th at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor Waldemar Geis officiating.
Interment will take place at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy at a later date.
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