Winnie Parker, of Chelsea, MI passed away May 12, 2024, due to Lewy Body Disease.

She was born Winifred Suzane O’Haver on November 29, 1937 in Terre Haute, IN to Emma O’Haver and John Roe.

Winnie married Joseph Parker in 1965 and moved to Chelsea in 1970 where she lived most of her life.

Winnie and Joe made a lot of wonderful friends through the years and enjoyed hosting their friends and family for dinners as well as boating, playing billiards, euchre and pinochle, dancing and watching movies.

She nurtured her own hobbies too: knitting, crocheting, reading, roller-skating, biking, cross-country skiing, crafting and she maintained a strong spiritual faith.

One of Winnie’s greatest joys was being a grandmother to eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Jim Hagen, husband Joseph Parker, her son Barry Hagen, and infant grandson Jeffrey Allen Hagen.

She is survived by her sons: Daniel Hagen (Pam Greenleaf-Hagen), Michael Hagen (Daniela), daughter: Dianna Kause (Jeff) all of Chelsea and daughter-in-law, Margie Hagen of Dearborn.

Grandchildren: Leslie Hagen (Kevin Doyne and great-grandson Oren) of Hayward CA, Julie Hagen of Ypsilanti, Kelly Hagen (Tony Franklin and great-grandson Enzo) of Pensacola, FL, Vincent Kause (Maggie Seifert) of Lansing, Julia Kause of East Lansing, Isabella and Ava-Reese Hagen of Chelsea.

Sister: Jennifer Ellison (Jeff) of Westfield, IN.

Plus, many nieces and nephews.

The family of Winnie Parker would like to thank the staff and volunteers at Chelsea Retirement Community and Towsley Village for the wonderful care of Winnie and support to the family.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In honor of Winnie, donations may be made to Ele’s Place, a center for grieving children and teens.

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