Kenneth D. Palmer Jr.
Kenneth Donald Palmer Jr. died Aug. 27, 2001, at his home
in Davis. Born on Jan. 11, 1921, in Mount Vernon, Ill.,
he was 80 years old.
He had been a resident of Yolo County for the past year,
having moved here from Meadow Vista in Placer County,
where he had lived for more than 30 years. At the age of 21,
he was inducted into the U.S. Army, where he served honorably
until the end of World War II, at which time he was assigned
to Fort Bliss, Texas. After leaving the Army he came to California,
where he worked as an auto mechanic until he retired.
He was an active member of the American Legion in Auburn.
He is survived by his stepdaughter, Terry Lynn Berry of Van Nuys,
and grandchildren, Craig Pannell of Davis, Kimberly Taugher of Benicia,
Shannon Berry of Burbank and Paul Kelly of Seoul, Korea. He is also
survived by three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Irene Palmer of Davis,
in March 2001.
At the request of the family, no services will be held.
Interment will be private. The family requests that any memorial
donations in his name be made to Kaiser Hospice of Davis for their
wonderful support and expert care. Kraft Bros. Funeral Directors of
Woodland is assisting the family with arrangements.
Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2001
Source: The Davis Enterprise, Davis, Yolo County, CA
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman