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Marie L. Parker

Marie L. Parker, 83, of Roanoke, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at Covington Meadows, Fort Wayne.

Ms. Parker worked in housekeeping at various nursing homes and was a member of American Legion Auxiliary.

She was born on Feb. 10, 1938, in Fort Wayne, to Ray O. and Alene Branning Parker.

Survivors include two nieces, Cathy Beuchtel, of Alabama, and Karen (Ken) Herb, of Spencerville; two nephews, David (Kimela) Parker and Eric (Pam) Parker, both of Roanoke; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

A private graveside service will take place at a later date in Glenwood Cemetery, Roanoke. Deal-Rice Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Roanoke Memorial Chapel, 240 Crestwood Drive, Roanoke, IN 46783.

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