Visitation: Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the funeral home from 5-8 P.M.
Funeral: Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:00 A.M from the funeral home with burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery.
Wanda Jean (VanZile) Parlin, age 92 of Sturgis, passed away July 10, 2019 at Thurston Woods in Sturgis.
Wanda was born February 7, 1927 in Elkhart, IN a daughter to the late Rolland J. and Fern I. (Thursby) Wise.
Wanda grew up in Centreville, graduating from Centreville High School with the Class of 1945, she later moved to Sturgis.
On February 4, 1945 she married Donald D. VanZile, later on February 15, 1997 she married Oliver Parlin.
Wanda had worked as a clerk and cashier for the former 3D Store in Sturgis for 13 years, she had also worked at several other area businesses.
She is survived by a daughter Deborah (Robert) Fair of Sturgis, son, Michael Ray (Wanda) VanZile of Kalkaska, eight grandchildren; Jennifer Graham, Amy Lee, Michelle Chubb, Timothy VanZile, Andrea Flores, Nichole Delosh, Jaclyn Lehman, and Melissa Taylor, three sisters, Romayn Carpenter, Deanna (Don) Muffley, and Judy (Ernie) VanOrman, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Oliver Parlin, a daughter in law Norma VanZile, two sisters and three brothers.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday, from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon. A funeral service celebrating the life of Wanda J. (VanZile) Parlin will be held Monday, July15, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. from the funeral home with Mr. Monty Maxwell officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon. If desired the family suggest memorials be made in memory of Wanda to Thurston Woods. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.