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Glen Maurice Parker

April 16, 1931 — April 24, 2022

Glen Maurice Parker, 91 of Columbus Junction, Iowa, formally of Saratoga, WY, died Sunday, April 24, 2022, at his home.


His body has been cremated and private services will held at a later date. Beatty-Peterseim Funeral, Cremation Care and Monument Service is assisting the family.


Glen was born April 16, 1931, at Ft. Washakie, WY, the son of Clarence Leslie and Mary Margaret (Powell) Parker. He graduated from Fremont County Vocational High School in Lander WY. He was united in marriage to Charlene Pelham, whom he later divorced. He served with the US Army in Korea for 21 months and was a life member of the American Legion.


He was a master electrician, becoming one of the 1st in WY. He worked around the country on various job and toward the end of his career, wind turbine farms. He retired at the age of 86.  He enjoyed racing motocross, rendezvous, axe throwing and black powder guns.  


Survivors include children, Forrest J. (Shelly) Parker of Columbus Junction, IA, Cordell (Janet) Parker of Saratoga, WY, Matt (Tracy) of Rocky Ford, CO, Glenita (Darren) Welp of Strausburg, CO, Mary (Rory) Pittman of Casper, WY, Martha Hodges of Russellville, AR and Leslie McKnight of Sanford, CO; siblings, Forrest A Parker of Lander, WY and Carol Coates of Lander, WY; 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.


He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Cynthia Jean Brown siblings, Leonard, Les, Elaine Gallanger and infant brother David.

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