Doris Marie Parker

Oscoda, Michigan
March 4, 1931 - June 25, 2020

Services

Memorial services in Ocqueoc will be held on a later date.

Obituary Notice

Of Ocqueoc, died June 25, 2020 at Oscoda Fields Assisted Living. The daughter of Charles and Martha (Hill) Weathers, was born in Detroit on March 4, 1931. She married Douglas Alfred Parker September 17, 1949 at Grandale Presbyterian Church in Detroit. Douglas was a Detroit Police Sergeant who retired in 1975. Doris worked for insurance companies and earned a certificate from the Insurance Institute of America and a solicitor’s license from the State of Michigan. After moving to Ocqueoc, Doris served as secretary for Hospice for Presque Isle County for 12 years. She was secretary of the Huron Beach Civic Association for 26 years. She was a columnist at the Cheboygan Daily Tribune beginning in 1992, and was also a contributor to the Mackinac Journal. She compiled a history of the Huron Beach area entitled “On the Shore of the Sweetwater Sea.” She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, the Hammond Bay Area Anglers Association, Ocqueoc Scarlet Ladies, Commissioner of the Ocqueoc River Watershed, volunteer for Hospice of the Straits, and served on the Ocqueoc Township Election Commission. She is survived by two sons, Kevin (Denise) of Howell, Brian of Sterling Heights, and daughter Linda (Robert) Skodack of Oscoda; four grandchildren Krista, Kali, Nicole and Ricky; and five great-grandchildren, Alexis, Morgan, Dakota, Bella, and Cora. She was preceded in death by husband Douglas, her parents, and sister Carol. Memorial services in Ocqueoc will be held on a later date. Inurnment will take place at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church-Ocqueoc. You may offer your condolences at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.

Memorials

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church-Ocqueoc.

Cemetery

White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, Michigan

Condolences

Dear Linda, I'm so glad I had a chance to know your mom as you brought her to church. She had a long life and I'm sure you and your brothers have many wonderful memories stored away. Keeping you in my prayers.
— Pastor Bill Seitz
No matter how old we are, it’s never easy to lose a parent, but I know that your mom/grandma has left you with many cherished memories that will forever bring you smiles. You all are in my heart, thoughts, and prayers. Im so sorry for your loss.
— Michele Rickelmann
She loved life, a real gung ho camper, dog lover, church goer, and loved her music. God Bless!
— Robert Zacharias
A very sweet lady. Although she will be missed she will be with friends and family.
— Cheryl Shores

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