Hattie M. Parker, 88, Sandusky, passed away Thursday night, Jan. 15, 2009, in Providence Care Center after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
She was born Aug. 25, 1920, in Needmore, Ind., to Carrie and William Casada. She married Cecil B. Parker Sr. on May 9, 1936, and he preceded her in death in 1984. Hattie resided in Castalia most of her life. She was a member of the Westside Baptist Church. She worked as a chef for many years at the Castalia Trout Club and enjoyed cooking for her family.
She is survived by her son, Cecil B. (Myrtle) Parker Jr.; four daughters, Donita (John) Lawhorn, Arlene Sue Herholz, Brenda (Tony) Zahel and Valarie (Tim) Markley; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grand-children; many stepgrandchildren; and a special sister in-law, Joan Casada of Bedford, Ind.
Hattie was preceded in death by her husband and parents; granddaughter, Johnna; four brothers and five sisters.
Friends may call from 11 a.m., Monday, until services at 1 p.m. in Ransom Funeral Home, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia. The Rev. Philip Gardner will be officiating. A private family burial will be Tuesday in Castalia Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; or Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633
Condolences may be shared at ransomfuneralhome.com.