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Donna Elizabeth Palmer

January 20, 1935 ~ July 9, 2020 (age 85)


Donna Elizabeth Palmer of Pleasant Lake, MI, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2020 at Ridgecrest Health Campus at the age of 85. Born January 20, 1935, in Pittsburgh, PA, to Forest David Berry and Margaretha Esther (Kussinger) Berry, Donna is survived by two daughters, Dawn Palmer and Beth Cowan; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; and was previously married to Bain Palmer, Jr., of Marion Center, PA. She received her BA in Art Education at Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA, and her MA in Art Education from Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA. After retirement from Homer Center schools, Homer City, PA, she continued to enjoy her dogs and sailing. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alliance for the Great Lakes at, or the English Cocker Spaniel Club of America’s health and rescue organization at


No services to be held


Alliance for the Great Lakes
150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 700, Chicago IL 60601
Tel: 1-312-939-0838

English Cocker Spaniel Club of America. Health and Rescue Organization
c/o Karen Spurlin; P.O. Box 760, Tracyton WA 98393

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