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Antoinette Marie Parker

July 25, 1934 - August 13, 2022

Antoinette Marie Parker Antoinette Marie Parker
  • Memorial Service
  • August 20, 2022 | 1:00 P.M.
  • Bethlehem Lutheran Church
    1145 North 5th Avenue
    Saint Charles, Illinois
  • Burial Location
    Arlington Cemetery

Antoinette M. Parker, 88 of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin passed away comfortably Saturday, August 13th,2022. Toni was born on July 25, 1934, to Mathilde and Heinrich Schilling in Cadenberge, Germany. Toni immigrated from Germany to the United States in the early 1950s.

Toni lived in Los Angeles, CA until she met the love of her life Eugene Melvin Parker in 1956 and moved to Chicago, IL. She worked the switchboard at Lufthansa Airlines where she learned to speak English. She loved gardening, cooking meals for her many parties, knitting with her knitting clubs, and playing cards with her pinochle group.

Toni was preceded in death by her mother and father, husband Eugene Parker, brother Wilhelm (Judy) Schilling and son Norman (Maureen) Parker. She is survived by her sister Annie Schaffer, brother Karl (Heinke) Schilling, daughter Lisa (David) Smith, grandchildren Kristin (Michael) Brown, Daniel (Emma) Smith, Brian, Robert, Edward, and a great-granddaughter Madeline.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church 1145 N. 5th Ave. Saint Charles, IL 60174 with Pastor Paisley Le Roy officiating. Interment will follow at Arlington Cemetery, Elmhurst IL. She’ll be buried with her husband, Eugene, who preceded her in death in 1990.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, or please plant flowers to save the bees and monarch butterflies!

You can watch Toni’s service service via the direct link:


Robert B. and Patti A. Hudson from Batavia, IL

"We are so sorry for your loss. She was a lovely lady & we always enjoyed discussing lilacs with her."

Frank Thebes from Fuquay Varina, NC

"Dear Lisa and Family,So sorry of the death of your mother. She was a good friend and a wonderful person. We always had good times in the past."

Maureen Dixon from Geneva, IL

"Peace to the Family of Antoinette M. Parker. So difficult to say goodbye. The sadness will seed itself into a plant of flowers and memories of a loved one."

David Bollweg from Lake Geneva, WI

"She will be missed by many. May she Rest In Peace."

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