A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca, with the Rev. Charles Tews officiating. Burial will take place in the summer in the Fayette Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6, until the service.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be offered at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Parkinson was born Nov. 11, 1923.
She was married to Harvey Parkinson in 1944 in Platteville. He preceded her in death.
When her children were in middle school, she went back to college and obtained a teaching degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She taught for 20 years in the Milwaukee Public School District.
She was a skilled bridge player and promoted the game.
Survivors include two sons, Gregg, Milwaukee, and Philip (Bridget Hagerty), Rhinelander; one daughter, Pamela (Marshall) Lysne, Amherst Junction; one sister, Belva Anderson, Edgerton; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Wrobbel; and one brother, Harold Frye.