– Fran, 77, died December 9 in Stayton. She was born in
Waukegan, IL and moved to the Stayton/Sublimity area in the
early 1970s. Fran received her nursing degree from Chemeketa
in 1978 and was immediately hired as the Director of Nursing
for Marian Estates until 1987, at which time she became a
nurse at the State Hospital until 1998, when she retired but
continued to volunteer for the Red Cross. She married Rob
Parker on November 30, 1990 in Dallas, he preceded her in
death on May 24, 2014.
Fran loved butterflies, and was a
social butterfly herself. She volunteered in the gift shop,
and as Secretary of the Maurice Memorial Auxiliary at Marian
Estates. She was also very involved in the Stayton Senior
Center for a number of years.
Fran is survived by her
children: David Klein of Downers Grove, IL, Bill Klein of
Keizer, Jim Klein of Belleview, WA and Keri Groat of
Stayton; siblings: Tom Schoenke of IL, Larry Schoenke of CA
and Gail Garcia of Salem; 14 grandchildren and 6 great
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brothers,
Ray and Ted, and two granddaughters.
Memorial service will
be Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Maurice’s
Bistro at Marian Estates in Sublimity. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.