Gladys L. Parke
February 14, 1925 ~ July 11, 2018
Gladys L. Parke, our beloved mother, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, of natural causes.
Gladys was born in Sully County, S.D., to Fern and Lloyd Welch. She married Lawrence Wehrle and the two of them made Ogden, their home. They were divorced, and she later married Don Parke.
Gladys was a private pilot, she loved to travel and crochet. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Ogden and a member of the B.P.O.E. Lady of Elks of Roy.
She is survived by her son, Ron (Gaylene) Wehrle of Clinton, UT; her daughters, Susan Harper of Salt Lake City, UT; and Karen (Cory) Sutherland of Eden Prairie, MN; step-daughter, Mary Ogan of Salt Lake City, UT; brother, Robert Welch of Wilmington, MA; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great- grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Don Parke; son, Robert Wehrle; and stepson, Steven Parke.
A Graveside Service will be held at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park, 836 36th St., Ogden, UT, on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.
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