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Susan Louise Palmer


Susan Louise Palmer, 67, passed away in her Elmer City, Washington, home, surrounded by her loving family Friday morning, June 10, 2016. Born in Spokane, Washington, to Charles and Zona Wendt on March 26, 1949, Susan attended college following her graduation from high school. Saturday, April 29, 1972, Susan Wendt's life changed forever when she married David "Babe" Palmer at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Coulee Dam, Washington. Having worked several years for Seafirst Bank, Susan moved on to the Nespelem School District, beginning her employment as a Teacher's Aide and retiring as an Administrator. Susan loved supporting the Nespelem Jr. Rodeo, but her friends all knew that her first priority was always her family. Susan never missed one of her grandchildren's many sporting events, from t-ball to horse racing.

Predeceased by both of her parents, Charles and Zona Wendt, Susan's legacy lives on through her beloved husband, David "Babe" Palmer; son, Jeff Palmer (Fawn); daughter, Gena Palmer; grandchildren: Jake Palmer, Alyssa Palmer, Tyler Palmer and Scott Abrahamson; and her brother, Chuck Wendt (Bonnie).

A 7 p.m., Rosary was held Monday, June 13, 2016, in the Nespelem Community Center, Nespelem, Washington. Susan's funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2016, also at the Nespelem Community Center, with burial following in the Nespelem Catholic Cemetery.

Please sign Susan's online register book at Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee, WA is honored to be serving Susan's family.

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