Linda M Parker

August 14th, 1947 to February 29th, 2020

Linda Mary (Balmer) Parker, 72, passed away on February 29, 2020.

She was born August 14, 1947 in Port Huron to the late Harry and Ethel Balmer. She married Donald L. Parker on November 28, 1970 in the First United Methodist Church, Port Huron. He preceded her in death on December 23, 2018.

Linda graduated from Port Huron High School in 1965. She worked as a nurse at Port Huron Hospital for 47 years before her retirement.

She is survived by her son, Tom (Katie) Parker; granddaughter, Nora Parker; brother, Steve (Kathy) Balmer; two step-brothers, Robert (Debbie) Armitage and Amos (Luann) Armitage; sister-in-law, Gloria Balmer; four nieces, Jennifer Jacobsen, Susan Parker, Rebecca (Phil Gajewski) Parker, and Kristen Parker; two nephews, Robert (Jeni) Balmer and Chris (Mahalia) Balmer; two step-nieces, Aimee Armitage (Chris) Stanley and Emily Armitage; two step-nephews, Ben Armitage and George Armitage; two grandnephews, Brodey Hornby, and Brennen Hornby; and three grandnieces, Becky Balmer, Mackenzie Jacobsen, and Madie Balmer. She was preceded in death by her parents; stepmother, Deloris (Armitage) Balmer; brother, Richard "Dick" Balmer; step-brother, Ronald Armitage; and nephew, Richard "Rick" Balmer.

Visitation will 2-9 pm on Friday, March 6, 2020 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 7, 2020 in Croswell Cemetery. Dr. Richard Hotchkin will officiate.

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