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Obituary for Russell Ray "Russ" Palmer

Russell Ray "Russ" Palmer
Russell Ray Palmer, 66, of Independence, Iowa met Jesus on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, following a short illness.
Russ was born on February 28, 1951 in Independence, Iowa the son of Melvin and Edna (Voelschow) Palmer. He graduated with the class of 1969. He married Susan Bearns on July 15, 1972 in Independence. Russ was employed by Geater Manufacturing for 31 years prior to his retirement in 2016. He was blessed with four children; Bryan (Kelly) Palmer, Independence, IA., Kristen Palmer, Kari (Brent) Osborne, Des Moines, IA, and Ashley (Matt) Sanders, Ankeny, IA, and the joy of his life, his seven grandchildren; Kristyn, Brady, Keegan, Emersyn, Carter, Mason, and Kaylee. He is also survived by two brothers; Myron (Linda) Palmer, New Hampton, IA., and Donald Palmer, Oelwein, IA.
Russ was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter; Kristen Palmer, a brother; Arnold Palmer, a nephew Todd Palmer.
A Celebration of Russ’s life will be held at 11 AM Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence, IA. Friends may call from 4 to 8 PM Friday and from 9 to 11 AM Saturday at the funeral home.
Russ was a kind and generous person who adored being Papa to his amazing grandchildren. He will be missed. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family %BankIowa, 230 1st St. E., Independence, IA 50644
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