Alicia Parker, 104

Alicia Parker passed away on August 13, 2013 at the LakeWood Health Center in Baudette, MN at the age of 104.  She was born in St. Paul, MN on July 31, 1909, the only child of Maggie and William Johnson.  Alicia attended and graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in St. Paul.  She worked at Farmer’s Union Exchange until her marriage to Ernest R. Parker on January 1, 1937.  They were affiliated with Andrews Hotel in Minneapolis until their retirement in 1961, when they moved to Baudette, MN.

Alicia was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and very supportive of the community life in Baudette.  She was instrumental in helping establish Parker’s Arc at the LakeWood Health Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Ernest.  She is survived by nieces, nephews and very close friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 1:30 PM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Baudette.  Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, 2101 Lexington Ave S in Mendota Heights, MN 55120 at 2 PM Monday, August 19, 2013.

Memorials may be made to LakeWood Health Foundation, 600 Main Ave. S., Baudette, MN 56623; Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 104 First St. SE, Baudette, MN 56623; or the charity of your choice.  Online guest book at;         www.helgesonfuneralhome.com

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