Marvin Palmer

Marvin Edison Palmer

Sunday, November 2nd, 1924 - Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Marvin Edison Palmer, age 94, died on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Meeker Manor Rehabilitation Center in Litchfield, MN.

Marvin Edison Palmer, the son of Theodore and Esther (Nigal) Palmer, was born on November 2, 1924 in Saint Joseph , MO. He gerw up on a farm near Barnard, MO. He graduated from Central High School, St Joseph,

After high school he was drafted in to the U.S. Navy. He served four years during WWII and was aboard a troop transport ship. Following his naval service he served in the National Guard.

Marvin worked as an assistant manager of a Goodyear Tire Store and then in the parts department of the Ford dealership in Pittsburg, KS. He then began management training with Farmland Industries in Council Bluffs, IA.

On December 31, 1953, he was united in marriage to Laberta Roush. They moved to Auburn, NE. in 1960 and he managed the Coop there for thirty years before retiring in 1990. Laberta died November 18, 2011. In 2011 he moved to Minnesota.

Marvin enjoyed, camping, bingo, eating out, guns and cars. He loved an excuse to drive someplace. He also loved football and in high school was a very good athlete.

He is survived by his sons, Ken (Theresa) Palmer of Albertville, MN, Lonnie Palmer of Albertville, MN, Richard (Heidi) Palmer of Omaha, NE; 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers Wendall Palmer of Barnard, MO and Donald (Marilyn) Palmer of St. Louis, MO and sister Geraldine Patterson of Maryville, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Laberta and sister Mary Louise Reardon.

Graveside Memorial Services will be held 1:00 PM, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Maryville. Military services will be conducted at the graveside.
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    Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 1:00pm
    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Maryville, MO 64468
    Mr. Palmer has been cremated. There will be no visitation held.
    Craig Kirby-Grove


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Gayle R Bond

Posted at 03:53am
Gerry and family - so sorry to read of Marvin's passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May your memories of him give you comfort, and may the love you share with him bring you peace in the days ahead. Big hugs & blessings to you all - Gayle R. Bond

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