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 Marba <I>Helquist</I> Palmer

Marba Helquist Palmer

Birth
Koosharem, Sevier County, Utah, USA
Death 6 Dec 1998 (aged 84)
Durango, La Plata County, Colorado, USA
Burial Blanding, San Juan County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 66666 · View Source
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Marba Helquist Palmer passed away Dec. 7, 1998 at the Mercy Medical Center in Durango, Colorado from complications following surgery.

Marba was born June 1, 1914 in Koosharem, Utah to Charles F. and Lillian Maria Hatch Helquist. She married Oren Kenneth Palmer July 5, 1930 in Cortez, Colorado. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple April 2, 1931. She lived all her married life in Blanding , Utah, where they owned their home and farmed 160 acres. She loved her family very much. Her hobbies included cooking, making quilts, embroidery and caring for her garden and flowers.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Palmer, Blanding ; six children: LaRae (Kay) Bradford, Blanding ; Clyde (Floyd) Bleak, Mesa, AZ; Kenneth Vee (Peggy), Kanab; Bruce (Marita), Las Vegas, NV; Melba (Eddie Joe) Gilliland, Mesa, AZ; and Co. Sterling (Kathleen) Palmer, Roseville, CA; 24 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren; a twin sister, Melba Black, Brigham City; sister-in-law, Mable Helquist, Mesa, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Ada, Fay, Ina, May; and brothers, Ken, John, E.A., and Lynn; three granddaughters, one great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 11, 1998, at 12 noon, in the Blanding North Chapel, 100 East 200 North. friends may call Friday, 9-11 a.m. San Juan Mortuary, 370 So. Main. Interment, Blanding City Cemetery.

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Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT)
Date: December 10, 1998


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  • Maintained by: Penny Burgess Gough
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66666
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marba Helquist Palmer (1 Jun 1914–6 Dec 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66666, citing Blanding City Cemetery, Blanding, San Juan County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Penny Burgess Gough (contributor 47096813) .