April 2, 2014

Katie L. Parker


---- — Katie L. Parker, 32, Logansport, passed away at 5:02 a.m. Monday, March 31, 2014, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.

Born May 15, 1981, in Logansport, she was the daughter of John Bauch and Celeste Hutchcraft. Her father survives, residing in Kokomo.

She was married on May 11, 2002, in Fulton, to Jonathon M. Parker, who survives.

Katie was a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was a 1999 graduate of Lewis Cass High School. Her greatest joy was being a mother.

Surviving are her parents, Robert L. and Celeste M. Ott, Logansport; two sons, Preston Robert Harold Parker and Sylas Mikhael Parker; two daughters, Averi Celeste Parker, Olivia Karaline Parker, all of Logansport; and a brother, Justin Michael (Jamie) Bauch, Rochester.

Also surviving are her father-in-law and mother-in-law, David and Dixie Parker; sister-in-law, Jennifer Geisler, Bluffton; maternal grandmother, Louise Hutchcraft, Gurnee, Ill.; nieces, Abigail Bauch, Rochester, Brittany, Sydney and Gabbi Geisler, all of Bluffton; nephews, Andrew Bauch, Rochester, Lars Geisler, Bluffton; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

The funeral service will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Kroeger Funeral Home, with the Rev. George Hapner officiating.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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