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Ascension Catholic Church
Tuesday September 13th, 2022
9:00am - 10:00am

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Ascension Catholic Church
Tuesday September 13th, 2022

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Queen of Heaven Cemetery
Tuesday September 13th, 2022

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Ruth L. Palmer

Ruth L. Palmer, nee Holakovsky, age 96, of Elburn, formerly of Oak Park. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth D. Palmer, loving mother of Sue (Christopher) Stoughton and the late Timothy Palmer, cherished grandmother of Geoffrey (Melissa) Brigham and Melissa (Kevin) Stanner and great grandmother of Samantha, Geoffrey Jr., Gabriel, Ainsley, Sydney and Zoe. When Ruth lived in Berwyn, she was very active in the St. Odilo Altar and Rosary, Girl Scout Leadership and Catholic War Veterans. When she moved to Oak Park, she became involved with the Oak Park Women’s Exchange and Project Linus. Visitation Tuesday, September 13th, 9:00am until time of Funeral Mass, 10:00am at Ascension Catholic Church, 808 East Avenue, Oak Park. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated to Project Linus, PO Box 1548, Belton MO 64012 or www.projectlinus.org

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My prayers 🙏 to you and your family. I will miss talking with my friend.

Lou Dessa Adams Sep 12 2022 7:01 PM

So sorry to hear. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family. Mama had such wonderful and loving friends at St. Odilo.
Love Cookie

Carole Smith Sep 12 2022 5:48 PM

Dear Sue and Family,

My sincere and deep sympathies on the loss of Mrs. Palmer. She was a terrific to my Mom Mary Ann Matulonis. I loved all those terrific friends our Moms had. May Mrs. Palmer rest in God's Paradise forever

Linda Matulonis Sep 12 2022 2:09 PM

Our condolences, Sue, to you, and to all Ruth's greater family. May your many happy memories help to sustain you during this difficult time.

Tom and Pat Nelson

Pat and Tom Nelson Sep 12 2022 11:20 AM

Sue, I hope you and your family find peace and comfort at this sad time.I will keep you in my prayers.

Maureen Montalbano Sep 8 2022 10:18 PM

Dear Sue,

I am sorry to learn of your mother's passing. I will always remember when she was crowned "Queen" at the Oak Park Arms.

Nancy Greco Sep 8 2022 9:34 PM