Juanita Parks

#1822, b. 30 November 1913, d. 3 July 2008
Father*James Henry Parks b. 18 Dec 1887, d. 30 Dec 1981
Mother*Clara Bea Willoughby b. 8 Jan 1892, d. 13 Sep 1982
     Juanita Parks was born on 30 November 1913 near Elk City, Lincoln County, Oregon.1 She was the daughter of James Henry Parks and Clara Bea Willoughby. Juanita and Eugene Van Kleek were married. Juanita Parks died 3 July 2008 , in Tigard, Oregon at age 94.2

Courtesy The Oregonian
Juanita Van Kleek
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
The Oregonian
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, in the clubhouse of Summerfield Retirement Estates in Tigard for Juanita Van Kleek, who died July 3 at age 94.
Juanita Parks was born Nov. 30, 1913, in Elk City. A homemaker, she moved to Albany in about 1930, and later lived in Portland and Seattle before moving to Metzger in the early 1940s and to Beaverton in 2004. In 1942, she married Eugene Van Kleek; he died in 1994.
Survivors include her sons, James, Edward and David; sisters, Helen Kendig Ella Sherman, Inamae Rodgers and Clara Dennis; brothers, Orville "Bud" Parks and Richard Parks; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Remembrances to the American Cancer Society.
     Her married name was Van Kleek (Parks).

Family of Juanita and Eugene

Last Edited=24 Feb 2014


  1. [S229] Valerie Munson, "Charles Rice Parks Descendants", ca 2002 (Electronic file in PLD computer).
  2. [S157] Social Security Death Index, accessed from Ancestry.com.