Leonard Parker, 70


Leonard Parker, age 70, of Mondamin, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at Elmwood Care Center in Onawa. Leonard was born May 3, 1951, in Logan, to Lee and Mildred (Staley) Parker.  Leonard worked for twenty eight years at Farm Service from 1991 to 2019, he worked on farms from 1971 to 1991 and from 2019 until 2021. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, camping, spending time with his family. Leonard liked to joke around.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Parker of Mondamin; children, Mike Matusik and wife Kelly, Michelle Grub and husband Art, Marvin Jones and wife Jamie, Ann Jones-Collier and friend James; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Sharon Bedsaul, Bonnie Cossel of Mondamin; and brother, Lyle Parker and wife Deb of Carter Lake.

Visitation was held Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley.

The funeral service was held Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley. Elder Donnie Bothwell officiated. The music selections were “Dancing in the Sky”, “Daddy’s Hands”, and “I Can Only Imagine”. The honorary casket bearers were Hailey Collier, Tabatha Jones, Kaylee Woodside, Jessica Nattress, Mickey Parker, and Kari Ann McCall. The casket bearers were Marvin Jones, James Smith, Max Collier, Fred Swanger, Elizabeth Jones, and Matthew Matusik. The final resting place is at Noyes Cemetery in Mondamin.

Arrangements by Hennessey Funeral Home. www.hennesseyonline.com