Raymond E. Parker
Raymond E. Parker, 90, Onalaska, died April 1, 2018 at the Onalaska Care Center. He was born October 3, 1927 in Rudd, Iowa to Earl and Etta Parker. He was married 47 years to Birgit Holmgren who preceded him in death. Ray graduated from Floyd High School in Floyd, Iowa in 1945. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served until 1948. After his discharge from the service he worked for the Oliver Corporation in Charles City, Iowa. Ray then worked for The Trane Company in La Crosse, Wisconsin as an engineer from 1954 until retirement in 1987.
He is survived by a son, Ronald and daughter-in-law Patti; a step-grandson, Jamison Patrick (Amy); three step-grandchildren, Brenden, Oliver and Finna.
Private burial will be held at a later date. The family requests no memorials be sent.