Official Obituary of

Charles R. Parker

April 22, 1942 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Charles Parker Obituary

Charles R. Parker, 81, of Sparta, died Saturday, March 30,2024, at Tomah Nursing and Rehab. He was born on April 22, 1942 in Knapp, WI to Charles and Petra (Peterson) Parker.

Charles worked at Sparta Manufacturing for 8 years, and retired in 2006. Charles married Faye Cleveland on December 11, 1993 in Sparta.

Charles is survived by wife, Faye of Sparta; son, Brandon Slawson; step children, Julie Abbott of Tomah, Mike Cleveland, Sue Cleveland of Sparta; grandchildren, Tasha Donais of Sparta, Josh Cleveland of Tomah; many great and great great grandchildren; sister, Beverly Kulikowski of Sparta; special buddy, Dan Paisley; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Virginia and Verdella (Sue) Parker; and brother, Phillip Parker.

He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Per his wishes, there will be no services at this time. Online condolences may be offered at

Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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