Patsy Palmer

Our mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, Patsy Palmer, peacefully passed on September 20, 2020.

She was born November 17, 1930, in The Dalles, Oregon, to Mark and Ina Kayser. She was raised in Centerville, Washington. She was active in 4-H and sports while attending Centerville Grade School and graduating from Goldendale High School.

Patsy married Wick Howard Palmer May 29, 1948, and was married to him until Wick’s passing in 2014. Patsy was very versatile, being postmaster, grocery store owner, and fire truck driver. Together she and Wick had ranches in Centerville, Jordon Valley, and last in Milton-Freewater. They raised register Angus cattle and racing quarter horses. They were supporters of 4-H and high school and college rodeo while their family were involved.

Patsy grew up in a family of three brothers, Keith, Mark, and Larry; and four sisters, Annice, Sylvia, Dyan, and Dawn.

Patsy and Wick had three children, Brooks, Brent, and Teresa, of which she was helpful and supportive of their lives and families.

Patsy is survived by her son, Brent (wife Linda); daughter Teresa; three grandsons; sisters Dyan Catlin (husband Herald) and Dawn Thomas; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Wick; son Brooks; three brothers; two sisters; her parents; and son-in-law Dave Smith.

A gathering will be held at a later date.

To leave a condolence online visit: Memorial contributions may be made to the Walla Walla Community College Rodeo Club in care of Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862.

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