Nell Parker Wynkoop, 95, of Manhattan Beach, California, passed peacefully on March 14, 2018.
Nell was born in Long Beach, California, on June 13, 1922. An alumna of Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Nell married Glenn Lee Wynkoop on August 25, 1941. She was widowed after 32 years of marriage. Nell enjoyed the beach, sewing, golfing, entertaining and spending time with family. She was an active volunteer with the Sandpipers, Red Cross and March of Dimes. After a career in healthcare, she volunteered and served as a president of the volunteers at Saddleback Medical Center.
Nell is survived by her daughters Lassie (Larry) Olin, Martha Mecca, and Patricia (Dennis) Casey; grandchildren Matt (Lori) Olin, Tyler (Fereshteh) Olin, Chris (Jennifer) Mecca and Tracy Mecca; great grandchildren Clayton, Cooper, Cyrus and Soraya Olin and Brooklyn Mecca and other family and friends.
Nell was preceded in death by her parents Welsford Woods Parker and Zetta Anita Tolliday; her husband Glenn Wynkoop; and her daughter Glenda Lee Wynkoop.
Nell’s family wishes to sincerely thank AAA Assistance Care Home and VITAS Healthcare for the wonderful care and support given; especially thanking John and Joy Cabiling for their years of compassion, kindness and love.