Saturday, March 22, 2014



ADDRESS: Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 12:35 AM Saturday, March 22 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 2 years most recently under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 26 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING: Pastor David Clements

INTERMENT: Interment of her cremated remains will take place at Meadowbrook Cemetery in Gilman at a later date

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Wednesday, March 26

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 15, 1932 at Gilman, WI

EDUCATION: Gilman Elementary Schools and was a 1950 graduate of Gilman High School

MARRIAGE: July 24, 1954 at Gilman to Alfred “Al” D. Palmer and he survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education, she worked as a secretary at Wetzel Insurance and later Burzynski Insurance companies in Gilman. Then she worked as a secretary to the principal at the Gilman High School. They moved to Medford and she worked as a secretary at the Taylor Co. D.A. office, Klinner Insurance, and the Taylor County Commission on Aging where she was instrumental in the volunteer driver program. She was also active in the Taylor County BB/BS program. She retired due to ill health. She enjoyed downhill skiing, all types of books, and spending their winter months in Hot Springs, AR for 20 years.

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Alfred “Al” Palmer of Medford

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sister – Fern Welch; Brothers – Claire & Byron Woodward

DECEASED FATHER: Walter Woodward DECEASED MOTHER: Edmunda Murphy

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