Mary Palmer Obituary

Mary L. Palmer
Mary Palmer
Mary L. Palmer

March 5, 1924 - March 20, 2008
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Pleasant Hill, IA
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Obituary

Mary L. Palmer, 84, lost her battle with lung cancer on Thursday, March 20, 2008. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 24 at Iles Funeral Home – Grandview Park Chapel. Burial will be at Rising Sun Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m., Sunday with the family present after 5pm at the funeral home.

Mary was born March 5, 1924, one of 15 children, to Eli J. and Finnette Brooks in Des Moines, where she lived most of her life. In 1941, Mary was united in marriage to David L. Palmer in Missouri. She worked as an Assistant Dietician at Parkridge Nursing Home for 15 years and retired in 1983. Mary was a member of Rising Sun Church of Christ and enjoyed crocheting, gardening, flowers and being outside.

Mary is survived by her son, Mike (Nancy) Palmer; sisters, Irene Zeroni and Dorothy (Bill) Knight all of Des Moines, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, David; five sisters and seven brothers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rising Sun Church of Christ.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~
GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Sunday, March 23, 2008
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, March 24, 2008
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Rising Sun Cemetery
Rising Sun Dr. & University
Pleasant Hill, IA US 50327
Monday, March 24, 2008

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Rising Sun Church of Christ
6390 N.E. Rising Sun Drive
Pleasant Hill, IA