Robert W. Palmer


Robert W. Palmer, Age 76, Born November 12, 1938, Died March 07, 2015

Bob passed away March 7, 2015, after an extended illness.

Born in 1938 in Long Beach, Calif., he graduated from Molalla High School, attended Oregon State University, served in the U.S. Army, worked for Portland Machinery for 25 years and then had his own service engineering company.

Bob is survived by his wife, Betty; daughters, Betsy Hytinen (Jon) and Beth Wirtz (Ryan); grandsons, Josh, Nick and Matt Hytinen; granddaughter, Palmer Wirtz; and sister, Virginia Rasmussen.

A memorial fund has been established at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Portland. A private interment will be held in Willamette National Cemetery.

Published in The Oregonian from March 12 to March 15, 2015