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Winona Parks Kerdraon


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Winona Parks Kerdraon Obituary
WINONA PARKS KERDRAON, age 97, passed away August 22, 2016 in Riverside CA. She was born July 16, 1919 in San Diego, CA to her parents, Lincoln Parks and Myrtle Edith Joiner Parks of the Anza/Cahuilla area pioneer cattle ranching family. Her father was a well known rancher and a constable. Her mother was a homemaker who was very active in their community. Winona was an early member of the pioneer family. Growing up on 640 acre ranch near Sage, CA, she was a proficient horseback rider and helped her father with ranching chores including herding cattle. Winona graduated from Hemet Union High School in 1937. Shortly after graduation, she moved to Riverside, CA where she attended Riverside Business School. She also traveled to Los Angeles for modeling school. Winona was married to Johnny Kerdraon for 51 years until his passing. Her interests included traveling....World's Fair in San Francisco with her mother and youngest sister Georgia was one of her favorite trips. She loved the outdoors and the mountains, and was an avid hiker. Winona was employed 30 years for the County of Riverside as a Transcriber. She was preceded in death by her sister Verna E. Mc Farlin. She is survived by her sister, Georgia I. Randolph of Riverside, CA and 5 nephews and 5 nieces. She will be dearly missed by all. A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Park, 11500 Arlington Ave, Riverside, CA 92505. Please visit www.piercebroscrestlawn.com to offer condolences.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 28, 2016
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