Joan Pringle Parker, 81, died July 11, 2018. Joan was born April 21, 1937, in Cleveland, Ohio to William and Clare Pringle. She attended Shaker Heights public elementary and middle schools and graduated high school from Laurel School, a private girls school.
She attended the University of Colorado and was a member of the AOPi Sorority where she met her husband, Jim, who was a “hasher” and houseboy. They were married in Boulder in 1957 and moved to Cleveland in 1958. Together they reared four children: James W. IV of Highlands Ranch, Kathleen “Kat” Cascone of Pacifica, Calif., Sharon “Boo” Phillips of Mira Mesa, Calif.and William of Sparks, Nev. They have eight grandchildren.
Jim and Joan lived in Aurora, for the past 22 years. Joan worked for H&R Block for 15 years and was an enrolled agent. She was active in Sewing Guild and served as treasurer for a number of years. She was also a quilter and enjoyed her weekly meetings.
Joan and Jim were members of The Light of Christ Church were Joan helped establish the Daughters of the King chapter and became a chalice bearer.
The 10:45 a.m. church service at The Light of Christ Church on July 29, will be dedicated to her memory. Inurnment will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, at Olinger Mount Lindo Cemetery; 5928 S. Turkey Creek Road in Morrison.
In lieu of flowers, the Parker family requests contributions in Joan’s name to The Alzheimers Association-Colorado Chapter or to the Light of Christ Anglican Church (TLC).
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