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Yvonne Parker, age 78, of Temperance, MI, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, July 6, 2019. She was born on September 16, 1940 Glenwood, MI. Yvonne was employed as a computer operator at Goldblatt’s Department Store in Chicago, IL, and the Anderson’s Corporation in Maumee, OH retiring from the latter in 1991. After her retirement from the Anderson’s, she stayed active delivering meals for the Area Office on Aging, working at the Hickory Ridge Nursing Home, and working as a courier for Fifth Third Bank, all while managing the family owned Kirtwood Motel in Toledo. Always an active and adventurous woman, Yvonne enjoyed river rafting, and was a licensed deep sea diver. She also ran marathons and was a regular at Vic Tanny’s. She enjoyed jazz festivals, dancing, and travel. Yvonne loved being around her family and friends. She will be dearly missed.
Yvonne leaves behind her daughter, LaJune McFerren; son, Edward D. (Darla) Parker; son-in-law, Willie Pigman; grandchildren, Shawn, Evon, Shavon, Evan, Darren, and Western; and great-grandchildren, KeShawn, SirReal, Maykkiah, Mo-Ney, Elijah, MarQuez, RonNell, and Kali.
Visitation will be Saturday, July 20 from 5-7 p.m. at Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114 E. Alexis Rd. The Funeral Service will begin at 7 p.m. in the funeral home with Rev. Johnny Hobbs presiding.