David J. Palmer, Sr.
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David, 67, passed away Sunday, March 23 at Mercy Medical Center.
David Jerome Palmer, Sr., the son of Roy and Hazel (Templeton) Palmer, was born February 1, 1947 in Des Moines, IA. He served honorably in the United States Navy and Army for 12 years. David was united in marriage with Anna Wessel in 1970. He was a hard worker and always put his family first.
David is survived by his wife, Anna; children: Janice Clair, Laurie Clair/Palmer, Edward Wessel, David Palmer, Jr., Todd Palmer, Jason Palmer, Jody Palmer, and Genevieve Verwers; 31 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and his sister, Judy Proctor.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Sherrie Branchcomb; and his sister, Betty.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 27 at Merle Hay Funeral Home with services to follow at 1 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Community Choice Credit Union ? David Palmer, Sr.
Merle Hay Funeral Home - Des Moines
4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, IA 50310
Published in Des Moines Register on Mar. 25, 2014