Jesse Milo Palmer Jr.

13 Oct 1889 - 6 May 1944

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Jesse Milo Palmer Jr.

13 Oct 1889 - 6 May 1944
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Don H. Palmer passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016, at his home. He was born August 14, 1934, in Alton, Utah to Jesse Milo Palmer, Jr. and Ella Heaton Palmer. He was the youngest of eight children. He grew up in Alton and graduated from Orderville High School. Don attended Utah State University f

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Jesse Milo Palmer Jr.


Alton Cemetery

Unnamed Rd
Kanab, Kane, Utah
United States


April 30, 2013


April 28, 2013

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Don Hurley Palmer (1934-2016) (KW8F-VKP) August 14, 1934 ~ February 20, 2016 Obituary

Contributor: SydneyW Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 years ago

Don H. Palmer passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016, at his home. He was born August 14, 1934, in Alton, Utah to Jesse Milo Palmer, Jr. and Ella Heaton Palmer. He was the youngest of eight children. He grew up in Alton and graduated from Orderville High School. Don attended Utah State University for three years and then served in the army for two years. He was stationed in Fort Ord, Colorado. He then returned to USU for his senior year, graduating with a BS in Agricultural Education. It was at the start of that senior year that he met the love of his life, Elaine Law. They were married on January 31, 1958, in the Logan LDS Temple. Don and Elaine lived in Wyoming, Indiana, Utah and Washington as they raised their family of two sons and two daughters. Most of his career was spent as a land manager for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources in Dayton, Washington, where they lived for 40 years. He retired in 1999. Don was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities, including home teacher, branch president, scoutmaster, elders quorum president, Sunday School teacher among many others. He and Elaine served as workers in the Columbia River Temple for nearly fourteen years. They also served a temple mission in the London England Temple. Don loved the outdoors - hiking and camping were favorite pastimes. He also enjoyed photography and often combined the two activities. He created personalized walking sticks for many family members and friends. Don and Elaine moved to Roy, Utah, two years ago to be closer to family. It was a wonderful opportunity to spend time with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Don especially enjoyed the great-grandchildren. They brought him great joy and happiness. Don is survived by his wife, Elaine, their children, Diane (John) Pilmer, Brian (Annette), Winella (Bienvenido E.) Pelaez, Vernon (Josephine); 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Orval (Gerta). He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, two sisters, and a great-granddaughter, Claire Woods. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2016, at the Midland 2nd Ward Chapel, 3776 West 5375 South, Roy, Utah, 84067. The family will meet with friends on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist’s Roy Mortuary, 3333 West 5600 South and on Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment, Avon Utah Cemetery.

Life timeline of Jesse Milo Palmer Jr.

Jesse Milo Palmer Jr. was born on 13 Oct 1889
Jesse Milo Palmer Jr. was 2 years old when Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Jesse Milo Palmer Jr. was 14 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
Jesse Milo Palmer Jr. was 23 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
Jesse Milo Palmer Jr. was 31 years old when The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage in America. The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. It was adopted on August 18, 1920.
Jesse Milo Palmer Jr. was 41 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Jesse Milo Palmer Jr. died on 6 May 1944 at the age of 54
Grave record for Jesse Milo Palmer Jr. (13 Oct 1889 - 6 May 1944), BillionGraves Record 3728565 Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States