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PALMER, Michael (Mich) William

September 8, 1929 – New Westminster, BC
September 23, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Michael (Mich) William Palmer beloved husband of Dorothy of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at the age of 85years.

Mich was born in New Westminster, BC, was raised in Edmonton, AB and moved to Calgary, AB in 1961. He was self-employed in a commercial drywall corporation. In 1986, he embarked on a new career of factoring receivables. Mich was very sociable and people loved his stories and jokes.

Besides his loving wife Dorothy, Mich is survived by daughter and son-in-law Holly and Ken; sons and daughters-in-law Kelly and Gwen and Scott and Nancy; grandchildren Kelsey, Sarah, Olivia, and Julia; sister Lucy (Fran); brother Darrel (Vicky); aunt Bernice Nedohin; uncle Joe Pointkowski; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Jean in 1975.

At Mich’s request, no service will be held. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Sarcee Hospice, 3504 Sarcee Road S.W. Calgary, AB T3E 4T4 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email A very special thank you to Paul and Judi Funk for their support for Mich in his final days. Also, thank you to the staff of Shawnessy Clinic, Foothills Medical Centre and Sarcee Hospice for their wonderful care.

In living memory of Mich Palmer, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Marcelle McKevitt :

    Thinking of you Dorothy at this difficult time.

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  2. Michael W Palmer & Family :

    Dear Dorothy & Family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Great memories of having the same names and Mich’s humour towards it. Really enjoyed doing his travel in the 80’s and seeing you at the annual Koyich Christmas Eve open houses…

    With sympathy,

    Michael, Lydia, Alexis & Chanel

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  3. Leila & Don MacWilliam :

    Dorothy and family – wonderful to have met you and Mitch through Larry and Ev. Mitch was a wonderful person. Thinking of you at this time.

    Don and Leila

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