Funeral services for Mrs. Lydia Helen Palmer, 82, were held a 2 p.m. Monday at the Christian Church in Leaf River. The Rev. Willis Thomas, pastor, officiated and burial was in the cemetery of North Grove Christian Church.

Mrs. Palmer died Friday evening at Rockford Memorial Hospital.

The daughter of John and Susan Smith, she was born Nov. 6, 1862, in Leaf River. Her husband, Jacob B. Palmer, died June 19, 1933, and a son, Albertus, predeceased her Sept. 1, 1934.
Surving are a sister, Mrs. Hattie Palmer, and a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Susan Palmer.
[source: Vaida Palmer King's clippings]

Contributed by Carol Palmer Schmidt

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