Robert Palmer

Wednesday, April 9, 2003

Robert Palmer, 90, of Eureka Springs, died Friday, March 28, 2003, in Eureka Springs.

He was born July 10, 1912, in Janesville, Wis., son of Roy C. and Kathryn I. (Fenton) Palmer.

Mr. Palmer was a research chemist for Atlantic Richfield Oil Company.

He is survived by his four children, Patricia Mandernach of Oregon, Ill., Lynn Palmer of San Diego, Calif., Susan Swanke of Chadron, Neb., and Roger Palmer of Springdale; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

On Feb. 19, 1938, he married Gertrude A. (Ripp) Palmer. She preceded him in death, as did his parents, a brother, and a sister.

Memorial funeral services were held on Sunday, April 6, at the Grassy Knob Fire Station. Arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service.

Memorial donations may be made in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Palmer to the Alzheimer's Association of Western Arkansas, 320 N. Greenwood Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72901.