There will be a private family inurnment at Blackburn Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hoeferfuneralhome.com.
Born Saturday, Oct. 4, 1924, in Blackburn, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Rehkop and Edna Cook Rehkop. In 1946 she married Francis Leonard Palmer, who preceded her in death in 1981. She worked as a Direct Care Assistant at the Habilitation Center in Marshall. She lived most of her life in Kansas City, having lived in Blackburn from 1966-1981. She lived in Marshall for 25 years before moving to Higginsville in 2010.
She is survived by two sons, Larry Palmer of Tuckerman, Ark., and James Palmer of Warrensburg; two daughters, Teresa Scott of Higginsville and Edna (Dale) Vogt of St. Louis; 15 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.