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Karen Palmer

Karen E. Palmer, nee Olsen, age 72 of LaGrange. Beloved wife of Bruce Palmer, loving mother of Michael (Jessica) Palmer and Jennifer (James Michel) Palmer, cherished grandmother of Louise and Clara Michel, dear sister of Ronald (Judy) Olsen, fond aunt of Jeffrey Olsen, Timothy Olsen, Scott Olsen, Raiford Palmer and Jessica Remus. Private Cremation Services have been held.

Please join the Palmer Family for an Open House on Saturday, April 2nd between 1-5pm to celebrate the life of Karen Palmer. The event will be held at Karen’s home of nearly 30 years: 645 S. Ashland Ave. in LaGrange Illinois. If you are able to bring an appetizer or drink (alcoholic or non) to share that would be greatly appreciated. Please also bring your memories and copies of any photos you would like to contribute to a Memory Book that will be created that day.

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On behalf of the Story family, I send love and sympathy. Karens welcoming smile and ageless spirit will always be remembered.

Janet (Story) Susmark Jan 5 2016 5:02 PM

Bruce, So sorry to hear about Karens passing. May your family find comfort in loving memories that fill your hearts with peace. Gods Blessings from your friends, Jan and Rick Verwilst

Jan & Rick Verwilst Jan 4 2016 4:14 PM

Karen made the world a better place for all who knew her. She taught everyone how to live life to the fullest. Our deepest sympathy to all of you who morn her loss. Bruce and Diane Fator

Bruce and Diane Fator Jan 3 2016 10:35 PM

Karen a lovely person, superb teacher, sweet friend. I enjoyed knowing and working with her. My sympathy to her family.

Audrey Allen Jan 3 2016 9:06 PM