Ronald Lee Palmer 73 of Elgin, died Friday, September 30, 2016 in Florence, KY. The son of Virgene and Edna (Tessley) Palmer he was born April 30, 1943 in Geneseo, IL.
He was an avid Blackhawks fan, enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and spending time with his children and grandson. Ron was always there to help friends with DIY projects.
Ron is preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Gary.
He is survived by his loving wife Wendy of 51 years; 2 daughters, Michelle (Jack) Giuffre of Naperville, Danielle Palmer of Elgin; one grandson, William Giuffre of Naperville.
Visitation will be Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 357 Division Street, Elgin from 10:00 a.m. until the time of memorial service at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Jeffrey Mikyska, officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church or the charity of your choice.
For more information, please contact O’Connor – Leetz Funeral Home, Elgin (847) 741-1400 or www.oconnor-leetz.com and FaceBook.