Robert S. Parker

Robert S. Parker “Scott” (61), Tomahawk, Wis.

Our beloved Son, Brother, Dad and Papa passed away on Aug. 2, 2023 after unexpectedly suffering a stroke. Scott was born to Robert and Trudy Parker on Aug. 30, 1961, in Freeport, Ill. He moved to the Tomahawk area in the late 1980s and fell in love with the Northwoods. He met Kristine (Kris) Moederndorfer in 1991; they married on Sept. 27, 1996 and raised their three children, Cassandra, Christopher (CP) and Matthew. CP and Matt played hockey growing up, during that time Scott extremely enjoyed driving the Zamboni and helping out around the rink. He worked at Crystal Finishing System LLC in Wausau since April of 2008. Scott and Kris divorced in 2015 but continued to do family gatherings and holiday celebrations together as a family. Scott started dating Pam Timm in May of 2021. They enjoyed going out together to new bars and restaurants, along with taking joy rides on his Harley.

Scott is survived by his three children, Cassie, CP, and Matt (Nicole). He was a proud Papa to four grandsons, Mason Zapar, Carson Parker, Theo Wicklund and Elijah Parker. He is further survived by his mother, Trudy Parker; his brothers Steve (Cathy), Minnesota, and Mike(Stephanie), Illinois; along with nieces Samantha, Makenzie, Maddie, Abigail and Ava; his ex-wife, Kris Parker, and his girlfriend, Pam Timm.

Scott was predeceased by his father Robert Parker and sister Susan Parker.

Aside from his overwhelming love for his family, Scott had a deep love of fishing, his Chicago Bears and NASCAR racing. He also loved hockey, especially when it was his kids on the ice. For years he wanted a Harley motorcycle, finally in 2018 he got one and it brought him a tremendous amount of joy.

Scott’s family will host a celebration of life on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023, at 2 p.m.. The celebration will take place at Kahle Park in the Town of Bradley, Wis. In lieu of sending flowers for the celebration, please consider helping his family with any financial donation to assist in the costs for cremation services, celebration of life, hospital bills or any costs that they may incur for this unexpected and tragic loss: has been set up; any donation would be greatly appreciated. The family would like to extend a sincere thanks to the entire staff in MSICU at Aspirus Wausau Hospital who compassionately cared for him and his loved ones, UW Health in Madison for honoring his wish of becoming an organ donor, and those who visited him in his last days.

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