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“My condolences to Debbie Parker and Susan parker. Hugs to you Jenni Estrada and Emilia. Rest in heavenly peace Rita till we see you again. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Annita Rodriguez - Rock Falls, IL

“You will be missed Rita Parker. It was great to meet you. May you rest in heavenly peace. Till I see you again. Hugs to you Debbie and Susan Parker....Read More »
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“So Sorry for the family loss. Hug and prayers. Love Keith and Mary Cheshire Lake Panasoffkee Fl and also from Don and Gert Dickey Bushnell Florida. ”
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STERLING – Rita M. Parker, age 86, died Thursday, July 15, 2021 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Rita was born on June 3, 1935 in Amboy the daughter of Carl and Margaret (Keys) Daniels. She married Richard D. Parker on March 20, 1954 in Dixon. He died on March 22, 2017. Rita was employed as a CNA with the Dixon State School for over 20 years. She enjoyed puzzles, word search, crocheting and was a fabulous cook and baker.
Survivors include two daughters, Deborah Hines of Rock Falls and Susan Parker of Sterling; three sons, Jeff Parker, Michael Parker and John (Wendy) Parker all of Rock Falls; two sisters, Gertrude (Don) Dickey of Bushnell, Fla. and Ruthie Bebee of Waldport, Ore.; one brother, Gene Daniels of Amboy; twelve grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sons, Richard Jr., Carl and George; one grandson, Logan.
Gathering of family and friends will be from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. There are no services.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com