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PALMER, Bessie (b. 1884)


Posted By: Gayle P. Snow (email)
Date: 10/11/2015 at 15:30:05

Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Palmer, 76, life long Algona resident, will be held this afternoon (Thursday) at First Methodist church. Rev. Newton Coughenour will officiate and burial will be in the Riverview cemetery. McCullough's Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Palmer died Sunday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wayne Christensen at Cedar Falls. She had made her home there for the past year.

She was born Bessie Turner, July 16, 1884, at Algona to George and Martha Miller Turner. Her husband, Ed Palmer preceded her in death several years ago. She was a member of the Methodist church here and had a wide circle of friends in the community.

Surviving are a son, Roger of Algona; three daughters, Mrs. James ( Martha) McGowan, Fredericksburg, Texas, Mrs. Gail (Margaret) Hakes, Clear lake, and Mrs. Wayne (Kathryn) Christensen, Cedar Falls; five stepsons; Herbert Palmer, San Francisco, Calif., Charles, Sheldon, George, Clear Lake and Donald of Klemme; a brother, Floyd Turner of Algona; and several grandchildren.

Pallbearers at the service will be Stanley Muckey, Reiner Helmers, Glen Jones, Ralph Bierstedt, Walter Dacken, and Paul Bernhard.

Unknown source; newspaper clipping found in daughter's belongings


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