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Information for Charles LeRoy Palmer
7 November, 1892 - 10 April, 1983
The Idaho Press-Tribune
April, 1983

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Charles Palmer
    Services for Charles LeRoy Palmer, 90, of 3321 12th Ave. Rd., Nampa, who died Sunday in a Nampa nursing home, will be conducted at 10-30 a.m. Wednesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Don Hanna, associate pastor of the Nampa First United Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment with military graveside rites by War Eagle Barracks 459, Veterans of World War I, will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    He was born Nov. 7, 1892, in Choctaw, Okla., to Charles W. and Belle Palmer.  He was reared and educated in Oklahoma.  He attended the University of Idaho and completed a course in practical agriculture.
    He married Marion Reynolds on June 26, 1918, in Walla Walla, Wash.  They moved to Nampa in 1919 and he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 10 years.  He then started farming at Sunnyridge and continued farming until his retirement.  Mrs. Palmer died Sept, 26, 1973.
    He married Ruth Watkins Dial Feb. 19, 1974, in Wenatchee, Wash.  They had resided in Nampa since.
    He was a member of the Nampa First United Methodist Church, War Eagle Barracks 459, Veterans of World War I, the American Legion, a past member of the Countrymen's Club, and a past director of the Council on Aging.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa: his son, Harold A. Palmer, of Houston, Texas; three granddaughters and one great-grandson.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Idaho Youth Ranch, Box 534, Rupert, Idaho 83350, or flowers may be sent.

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