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LaRay (Lewis) Palmer

August 13, 1935 January 31, 2018
LaRay  (Lewis) Palmer
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LaRay (Lewis) Palmer, was born 13 Aug 1935 in Preston, Idaho to Ray C. & Lillie (Bennett) Lewis. She was the oldest of four children. In her lifetime, she lived in Logan, Utah, as well as Poulsbo, Kent, and Renton, Washington, and finally McMinnville, Oregon. LaRay graduated from Renton High School in 1953. She married Arlo Kirk Palmer in the Manti Temple for time and all eternity on 21 June 1954. They had four children and raised them in a home they built in Renton. In 1996-97, Kirk and LaRay served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Family History Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. LaRay lost her husband in July 2013 and moved to McMinnville to be closer to her daughter, Shirlene. She enjoyed traveling, family, reading, and doing craft projects. She enjoyed her garden up in Washington and insisted on having her roses when she moved to Oregon. She died on 31 January 2018, shortly after suffering a massive stroke. She will be missed.
She was preceded in death by her father, mother, her sister, Wanda Judd, and her husband. She is survived by her sister, Dorothy & Todd Chrisman (W Richland, WA) and her brother, Karl & Linda Lewis (Pasco, WA), by her children, Shirlene and James Seigal (McMinnville, OR), Sally LaRay Palmer (Bellevue, WA), Arlo R. and Leigh Palmer (Lake Stevens, WA), and Wade N. and Gwen Palmer (Colfax, WA). She also had 14 grandchildren & 23 great-grandchildren whom she dearly loved.
The Funeral will be Feb 8, 2018 at 11am at the LDS Church on Baker Creek Rd, McMinnville, OR. The burial will be Feb 12, 2018 at 2pm at the Greenwood Cemetery on Monroe Ave, Renton, WA.

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11:00 AM 2/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
LDS Church

1645 NW Baker Creek Rd.
McMinnville, OR 97128

LDS Church
1645 NW Baker Creek Rd. McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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Greenwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

350 Monroe Ave NE, Renton, WA
Renton, Washington 98056

350 Monroe Ave NE, Renton, WA Renton 98056 Washington
United States

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