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Wilbur Glenn Palmer

October 30, 1934 — November 20, 2019

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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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am

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Cass City Missionary Church

4449 Koepfgen Rd
Cass City, MI 48726

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Friday, December 13, 2019

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Cass City Missionary Church

4449 Koepfgen Rd
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