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Obituary of Virginia Velva Parker

Virginia Velva Parker passed away peacefully on October 1, 2018 in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. She was 98 years old. She was born in Sioux City, Iowa on March 30, 1920.

Virginia was a homemaker and seamstress. She made beautiful clothing and did alterations, as well as made many beautiful crafts. She married her love, Walter Parker in 1938. They shared 54 years together before he went to be with the Lord in 1992. She married again, to Steve Son, who passed away in 2017.  She loved God and was a faithful churchgoer as long as her health allowed.

Virginia is preceded in death by her husband; Walter Parker, husband; Steve Son, Parents; Phillip and Emma Grillett, and her son; Eugene Parker.

She is survived by her son; Edward (Sue) Parker, daughters; Rose (Bruce) Mathes and Eileen Parker, brother; Henry Grillett, sisters; Mary Bland and Yvette Connin, 12 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 27 great-great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Virginia’s life will be held in Wisconsin at a later date. For information regarding the celebration, contact Rose at

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at To send a free card go to