Sioux Falls - LeeAnn Parker, 103 of Sioux Falls, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Avantara Norton Nursing Home.
LeeAnn was born November 30, 1917 in Gregory, South Dakota to Edward and Recka (Huber) Kayl. She was raised in Winner/Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Leeann moved to San Diego, California by train and met the love of her life, Clair Parker. On May 8,1943 LeeAnn was untied in marriage to Clair Parker in San Diego, California. The couple moved to Sioux Falls and became loving parents to their son, David. Clair and Lee Ann lived in different parts of the country because of Clair's work.
LeeAnn enjoyed traveling and cruises with Claire. She enjoyed yardwork, gardening and dogs.
Grateful for having shared her life are her sister, Betty Drenkow of Clifton, VA; nephews, Jim (Kathy) Fink of Sioux Falls, John (Pat) Fink of Hill City, SD, Keith (Susan) Drenkow of Clifton, VA, Gary Drenkow of Indian Head, MD, Johnathon (Luann) Kayl of Renner, SD, Jeffrey (Yuriko) Kayl of Ft. Meyers, FL and Brian (Yeda) Kayl of New York; nieces, Judy (Bob) Hagge of Sioux Falls, Jane (Kevin) Andrews of Sandy, UT, Pam (Paul) Burgers of Madison, SD, Debora Kayl of Sioux Falls, Rebecca Kayl of Sioux Falls, Jennifer (Paul) Soule of Sioux Falls, Nancy Bogh of Yankton, SD and Michelle (Jay) Powell of Sioux Falls; and daughter-in-law Pat Parker of Idaho.
Lee Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Clair; son, David; brothers, Robert, Roy and Paul Kayl; sister, Violet Fink; and nieces, Joyce Pederson, Carol Gray and Cindy Buskol.