May 17, 1942 - August 18, 2020
Palmer, Gene Brooklyn, Michigan Gene Harold Palmer, 78, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020. He was born on May 17, 1942 in Grand Island, Nebraska to Elmer and Hilda (Untiedt) Palmer. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor, and practical jokes. Gene loved to make people smile. He also enjoyed celebrating Halloween and Christmas and playing the part of Santa for the local children. Gene proudly served his country in the United States Army, upon returning he went back to high school to graduate. He was the owner of GenAm for over 30 years, and was employed at Federal Forge in Lansing, retiring after 22 years of service. Gene enjoyed square dancing with his wife and spending time with his family and friends. Gene will be missed by his children, Rhonda Jones, Debbie (Chris Turek) Palmer, John (Jonay) Palmer, Tanya Bliss, Charles Bliss, Hilda Palmer and Mike (Margo) Palmer; six grandchildren; and six great grandchildren; three grand dogs; many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Pam, stepson Steve Bliss, son-in-law Tim Jones and sister Sharon Walker. Gene’s family and friends will gather Monday, August 24, 2020 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm for Seniors Only, and 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm for public viewing at Eineder Funeral Homes, Brooklyn Chapel. His Farewell gathering will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at the First Baptist Church, (402 S. Mill Street, Brooklyn, Michigan) from 10:00 am – 11:00 am with his service to follow. Pastor Jeff Sheeks will officiate. Due to Gov. Whitmer’s Mandate effective July 10, 2020: Face masks will be required for admittance to the Funeral Home or any facility where any service or visitation is being conducted along with only 10 people to be allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Please bring and wear a face mask until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause you. Memorial contributions are suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children. Please leave a message of comfort for Gene’s family or sign his guestbook at www.einederfuneralhome.com.
Palmer, Gene Brooklyn, Michigan Gene Harold Palmer, 78, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020. He was born on May 17, 1942 in Grand Island, Nebraska to Elmer and Hilda (Untiedt) Palmer. He will be remembered for his great sense of humor,... View Obituary & Service Information
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