Geneva Palmer

Geneva Susan Knutson Palmer, 97, died April 1, 2011, at Liberty Commons, Jacksonville.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel, with the Rev. Mary Frances Curns officiating. Burial will follow at Jacksonville City Cemetery.

She graduated from Tobin Business College. She worked as a secretary for Fort Dodge Public Schools, retiring in 1976. She was a member and volunteer worker for Trinity Regional Hospital Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Forrest "Frosty" Palmer.

Survivors include her daughters, Mary Ann Tyranski of Commerce, Mich., and Judy Kay Anderson of Jacksonville, and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 4, at the funeral home.

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Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Apr. 2 to Apr. 5, 2011