Shirley Mae Palmer

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Shirley Mae Palmer, 80, of Wheaton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in her home.

She was born July 21, 1933, in Los Angeles, Calif., the daughter of Raymond Paul and Gladys (Germand) Hansen. On Oct. 25, 1952, in Huma, Ariz., she was united in marriage to Walter Palmer who preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 2003. Also preceding her in death were her parents, and two brothers, Jackie Hansen and Laverne Hansen.

Survivors include: two daughters, Janice Fulmer, of Springfield, and Debbie Palmer, of Wheaton; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She attended school in California, where she and Walter raised their two daughters. In 1974, they moved to Missouri. She was of the Methodist faith.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Pastor Jerry Wigant will conduct the services. Burial will be at Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Rocky Comfort.

No visitation is planned.

Contributions may be made to the Leukemia, Lymphoma Society of America or the American Cancer Society.

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Wheaton, Missouri