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Dwight W. Parker

February 21, 1919 July 3, 2018
Dwight W. Parker
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Obituary for Dwight W. Parker

DWIGHT W. PARKER, 99, of Rockford, IL, formerly of Prophetstown, IL, died Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at Wesley Willows in Rockford.

The funeral service will be 12:30 P.M. Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home in Prophetstown, IL, preceded by visitation from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service. Rev. Kathy Burkheimer will officiate. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown. A memorial has been established to Good Samaritan Society in Prophetstown.

Dwight was born February 21, 1919, in Hillsdale, IL, to Albert F. and Odelia M. (Kuehl) Parker. He was a graduate of Hillsdale High School in Hillsdale, IL. Dwight married Lillian V. Hvalgren on November 4, 1945, in Moline, IL. She died November 17, 2017. Dwight worked as a foreman at John Deere Harvester in Moline and was also engaged in farming with his father and brother in Hillsdale. Dwight and Lillian later moved and began farming in the Prophetstown/Lyndon area until retirement. Dwight also served on the Board of Directors for Smith Trust and Savings Bank in Morrison.

Survivors include four daughters, Nancy Oppedal of Hanover, PA; Pat (Kraig) Pierceson of Belvidere, IL; Mary Cipolle of Emmaus, PA; Dawn (Tom) Finnicum of Oklahoma City, OK; eight grandchildren, Melanie (Ryan) Hand, Megan Pierceson, Kate Cipolle, Parker Cipolle, Natalie (Grant) Cipolle Nunn, Olivia Cipolle, Kristin (Gerritt) Nobles, and Mark Finnicum; two great-grandchildren, Ella Hand and Grant Nunn IV.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lillian; one son-in-law, Greg Oppedal; three grandchildren, Erika and Damon Oppedal; and Mark David Cipolle; one sister, Thelma Parker; and two brothers, Leland and Glenn Parker.

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Visitation

Saturday

7

Jul

11:00 AM 7/7/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:30 PM 7/7/2018 12:30:00 PM
Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home

320 LaFayette Street
Prophetstown, IL 61277

Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home
320 LaFayette Street Prophetstown 61277 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

7

Jul

12:30 PM 7/7/2018 12:30:00 PM
Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home

320 LaFayette Street
Prophetstown, IL 61277

Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home
320 LaFayette Street Prophetstown 61277 IL
United States
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