Paul E. Parker

Ryan Mortuary

Salina, KS


Paul E. Parker, 75, of Salina, died Friday, January 31, 2014. He was born May 14, 1938, in Stanford, Kentucky to Milton Kasper and Agnes Louise (Rutherford) Parker.

Before his senior year in high school, Paul enlisted in the United States Air Force and was stationed all over the world; including Schilling Air Force Base in Salina.

While in Salina, Paul met his bride, Linda Schneider and they were happily married for over 39 years. After retiring from the Air Force in 1975; Paul returned to Salina and worked at Schwans in the Tonys Pizza division.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents M.K. and Agnes Louise, his wife Linda, eldest daughter Doris Jean, and siblings.

He is survived by -
Daughters: Mary Jo Parker and partner Pam Christensen of Salina
Paula Parker and companion Tim Nichter of Cinnaminson, NJ
Grandsons: Capt. Jon Michael King and wife Evie of South Korea
Paul King and wife Jessica of Moorestown, NJ
Great-granddaughter: Lennon Olivia King
Brother: Barney Parker and wife Loretta
Sisters: Donna Sue Eilers
Cheryl Watts and husband Charlie
Brother-in-law: Stan Schneider and wife Pat
Numerous nieces and nephews

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, February 4, at Ryan Mortuary 137 N. 8th.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, at Ryan Mortuary.

Interment will follow at Greenwood Union Cemetery in Hunter, KS.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and Hospice of Salina.

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