Name:    Orphis B. Parker

From:  The Post Tribune, Gary, Indiana
Date:  Friday, October 24, 1980   

Orphis B. Parker, Aged 65, of Crown Point, passed away in St. Catherine's Hospital Thursday, October 23, 1980.

He is survived by his wife, Isabel; 2 sons, Jack B. (Evangeline) Parker of Michigan and Frank Richard (Nancy) Parker of Palatine, Ill.; a daughter, Mrs. Sandra K. Oman of Crown Point; 12 grandchildren; two brothers, Perry (Pansy) Parker of Crown Point, Jack (Yvonne) Parker of Oklahoma; and other relations.

He was Operating Engineer with Walsh Construction Company for 30 years, a 40-year resident of the area, a member of Roosevelt Lodge #716 F&AM of Hobart, South Bend Consistory, and Scottish Rite of South Bend.

Funeral services will be Monday, October 27, 1980 at 2 p.m. from the Little Funeral Home, Rev. Donald Weaver officiating with burial in Calumet Park Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Little Funeral Home, 811 E. Franciscan Drive, Crown Point, Saturday 7-9 p.m.; Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Roosevelt Lodge #716 services are to be conducted Saturday evening.