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Dorothy May "Geraldine" Melcher Miller
Birth: May 16, 1917
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1999
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

"If you could only see the beautiful trees you planted..."

Born Dorothy May Melcher, daughter of George Nelens Melcher (1890 - 1962) and Ida Catharine (Hahn) Melcher (1890 - 1942), she became Dorothy May Palm through her marriage to Frederick Lehman Palm in 1934.

Dorothy had four children:

Ronald Frederick Palm (1935-1967)
John Franklin Palm (1937-1947)
Judith Palm Kloehn (1939 - )
Raymond Thomas Palm (1942 - )

Her five grandchildren are:

Kevin A Kloehn (1960 - 2005), by Judith
Michael Frederick Kloehn (1962 - ), by Judith
Sherrod Palm Shiveley (1963 - ), by Ronald
Bretton Douglas Palm (1965 - ), by Ronald
Jillian Palm Kepley (1984 - ) by Raymond

Her six great grandchildren are:

Ryan Kevin Kloehn (1984 - ) by Kevin
Michael Chase Kloehn (1987 - ) by Michael
Maxwell Robert Kloehn (1988 - ) by Kevin
Ashley Leanne Kloehn (1990 - ) by Michael
Thomas Matthew Shiveley (2002 - ) by Sherrod
John James Shiveley (2004 - ) by Sherrod

Dorothy began a new life in the 1950s, moving across the country, changing her name to Geraldine May Melcher and marrying Eugene M Miller in 1972.

--Bretton
8/2013
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Nelens Melcher (1890 - 1962)
  Ida Catharine Hahn Melcher (1890 - 1942)
 
 Spouses:
  Eugene M Miller (1914 - 1984)*
  Frederick Lehman Palm (1916 - 1991)*
 
 Children:
  Ronald Frederick Palm (1935 - 1967)*
  John Franklin Palm (1937 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Eugene M. 1914-1984
Geraldine M. 1917-1999
Miller
 
Burial:
Phoenix Memorial Park and Mortuary
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
Maintained by: Bretton Palm
Originally Created by: CJ
Record added: Nov 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81059540
Dorothy May Geraldine <i>Melcher</i> Miller
Added by: CJ
 
Dorothy May Geraldine <i>Melcher</i> Miller
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Ann Monteleone
 
 
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In memory of your son John Franklin Palm (1937 - 1947).
- Bretton Palm
 Added: Jul. 26, 2013
We miss you, Grandma.
- Bretton Palm
 Added: Jul. 25, 2013
 
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