|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1928|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 2008|
MACKAYŚCarroll Dee Bruno Palmer, died peacefully, at her home surrounded by her loving family, Friday, March 28, 2008. She was born February 14, 1928 to Rose E. Fullmer and George E. Bruno, in Mackay Idaho. She was the 4th of 4 children born into the Bruno family. Carroll spent her youth below the Mackay dam, where her father worked as the gate keeper. She attended school in Mackay and graduated from Mackay High School.
Carroll met and married Don E. Palmer on December 24, 1946. Together they had five children. They continued to live and raise their family in Mackay. Carroll worked for many years at Doc Barters office in Mackay. After raising her five children Carroll traveled the world with her husband Don. She spent many years in Saudia Arabia and was very happy there.
Carroll loved to hunt rocks and go "junking", her grandchildren spent many hours on the flats looking for arrowheads with her. She loved birds, flowers, her horses, and her cat. She was also and avid reader with a photographic memory, and was the countries greatest story teller.
Carroll taught her children lessons until the very end, and they now know where they get their courage and strength from. Her children always knew where they stood with their mom.
Carroll was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Harmony Chapter 44. She truly loved her chapter, and held the position of Worthy Matron at the same time her husband was Worthy Patron.
Carroll is survived by her five children, Dawn Northouse of Mackay, Linda (Joe) Piva of Challis, Terrie (Glen) of Mackay Kim (Mark) Taylor of Pocatello, and Chip (Lori) Palmer of Mackay, 14 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Don Palmer, her parents, two brothers and a sister.
Carroll was well loved by her children and will be missed deeply.
A memorial service will be held Thursday April 3, 2008 at the Masonic Hall in Mackay at 1:00 p.m. with Wiley Smith officiating. Services are under the direction of Bingham-Marvel Memorial Chapel 153 Lost River Ave. Arco. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to the Mackay EMT's.
Don E. Palmer (1924 - 1992)
Mount McCaleb Cemetery
Plot: lock Alley 66/70, Lot 2, N 1/2
Created by: Judy
Record added: Apr 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25887571
Aunt Carroll you are missed. You were honest and caring. We love you and miss you.|
Added: Aug. 29, 2009
Added: Aug. 25, 2008
You will be greatly missed Carroll. Love, jm|
Added: Apr. 9, 2008