Vernett Palmer, 95

Vernett E. Palmer, age 95, of Three Rivers, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, at Riverview Manor Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. 

She was born Nov. 25, 1914, in Sturgis, a daughter of Merton and Edith (Laughlin) Miller.

Mrs. Palmer has been a lifelong resident of this area.  She retired from Weyerhauser Corp., formerly Eddy Paper, in 1955.  She was a member of the Three Rivers Eagles Auxiliary #2303, American Legion Hice Shutes #170 Auxiliary, the Grandmothers Club, and D.A.V. Auxiliary. 

On Dec. 31, 1936, she married Nolan “Pete” Palmer, who preceded her in death.

She leaves to cherish her memory a step-son, Donald Palmer, of California; a niece, Nancy Sult, of Three Rivers; a great-niece and nephew, Jennifer and Timothy Sult; and a sister, Marie Mayer.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Riverside Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes are available at the Hohner Funeral Home.

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