Anjean Parker / Dec. 1, 1937-Nov. 25, 2009Published 9:56am Monday, November 30, 2009
Anjean’s life began on Dec. 1, 1937, in Cicero, Ill., the daughter of Nicholas and Bertha (Kooy) Brander.
She was married on June 29, 1957, to Billy Harlow Parker in Hines, Ill.
Anjean attended First United Methodist Church. She was the secretary for First United Methodist Church in Dowagiac, Esther Circle secretary and secretary of the Antlerettes.
She was past president of United Methodist Women and the Junior Arts Club.
Anjean was a member of the Rose Buds Chapter of the Red Hat Society, the Children and Family Services Auxiliary and the Dowagiac Book Club.
She enjoyed playing bridge and belonged to bridge clubs.
Anjean resided at Cass County Medical Facility, Cassopolis, where she was very active.
She enjoyed playing cards, bingo and the cooking classes.
Anjean was the Resident Council president at the Cass County Medical Care Facility.
Her loving family includes: her children, Karen (Doug) Younger, Deanna (Scott) Trout and William “Bill” Parker, all of Dowagiac; her grandchildren, Scott Trout, Christina Trout, Will Younger and Gregory L. Younger; her great-grandchildren, Ashton Younger and Mason Younger; and her brothers, Albert Brander of San Antonio, Texas, and Richard (Doris) Brander of Cicero, Ill.
Anjean passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, at Cass County Medical Care Facility.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Billy Harlow Parker.
Her family will receive friends on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, where her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. led by Pastor John Kasper.
Anjean’s final resting place will be Mission Hills Memorial Gardens in Niles. Memorial contributions may be directed to First United Methodist Church, Cass County Medical Care Facility or Children and Family Services of St. Joseph.
Yazel and Clark Chapel is serving her family. Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Anjean at www.yazel-clark.com.