Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

February 5, 2019
Maureen Gay Cardon Palmer

Obit Maureen Gay Cardon PalmerOur beloved wife, mother, sister, and friend, Maureen Gay Cardon Palmer, was called back home to be with our Heavenly Father on Feb. 3, 2019. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Oct. 14, 1934, to Bertha Gay and LeRoy Willard Cardon. She graduated from Tooele High School in the class of 1952. She obtained her associates degree from Salt Lake Community College in accounting and was employed at Tooele Army Depot as an accounting clerk in payroll. She was married to the love of her life, James Leonard Palmer, on Nov. 9, 1953 in Elko, Nevada, and later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple 1989. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi for many years until it dissolved and currently was a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. She was a talented artist in oil and water color painting. Also, she loved to fish, camp, crochet, knitting, and was an avid reader. She was dedicated to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved her Savior Jesus Christ. She is survived by her husband, James Leonard Palmer; children, David Palmer (Lori), Marilyn Chin (Terry), Gary Palmer (Marilyn), Patricia Terry (Blain); brother Robert LeRoy Cardon; 12 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and mother-in-law, Dora Manning Palmer Bybee. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Grantsville Stake Center, 550 E. Durfee St., Grantsville. Viewings will be held Thursday, Feb. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Friday, Feb. 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral at the same location. Interment will follow at the Grantsville City Cemetery.


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