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Wilbur Palmer

Wilbur Glenn Palmer

Tuesday, October 30th, 1934 - Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Obituary

WILBUR GLENN PALMER
85, of Cass City, died following a brief illness Wednesday, November 20, 2019 in Medilodge of Cass City. He was born October 30, 1934 in Ithaca the first of five sons born to Glenn and Doris
(Sailor) Palmer. He married Betty Jean Auvil August 26, 1995 in the Methodist church in Gagetown. They were married for 24 years.

Wilbur graduated from Ithaca High School. He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army while stationed in Germany. Wilbur worked as a manager for Farmer’s Petroleum in Sandusky. He later worked for Gemini Plastics, Inc. of Ubly until retiring. Wilbur was skilled at woodworking and made many birdhouses and country style tables. He loved to spend time birdwatching.

Wilbur is survived by his children: Michael (Melinda) Palmer of Thornville, OH; Michelle (Jeff) Hanby of Cass City; Rhonda (Scott) Gallier of Lake Zurich, IL; Betty Palmer of Caro, step-children: Bryan (Sue) Toner of Cass City; Brett Toner of Burlington, Ontario; Brandon (Angela) Toner of Ubly, MI; twelve grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brothers: Lee (Beth) Palmer of Ithaca; Daniel (Eileen) Palmer of Ithaca; Sam (Joyce) Palmer of Ithaca. He is preceded in death by his brother, Victor Palmer; grandson, Caleb Hanby.

Memorial service held 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 13, 2019 in Cass City Missionary Church with Pastor Phil Burkett officiating. Memorials may be made to Kranz Funeral Home for the benefit of the family. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.

Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, December 13, 2019 in Cass City Missionary Church

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Cass City Missionary Church
    Address
    4449 Koepfgen Road
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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  • Service

    Friday, December 13th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, December 13th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Cass City Missionary Church
    Address
    4449 Koepfgen Road
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Phil Burkett
  • Reception

    Location
    Cass City Missionary Church
    Address
    4449 Koepfgen Road
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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Susan Muska

Posted at 11:54am
Used to work with Wilber at Midwest, Just seen him at Walmart and he had not changed. Same old friendly guy. So Sorry for you Loss. Sue Muska
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Richard & Kathleen Most

Posted at 07:21pm
Thoughts and prayers to the family.

Kathleen & Richard Most
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