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Obituary for Katrina Irena Marie Palmer
Katrina Irena Marie (Collings) Palmer, age 97, of Chrisman, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Pleasant Meadows Christian Village. Katrina was born February 5, 1915 in East Lynn, Illinois to Charles D. and Mattie Eugenia (Rife) Collings. She married Kern Paul (K.P.) Palmer in November, 1936 in Danville, Illinois. He preceded her in death in 1992. She is survived by three sons: Paul (Elsie) Palmer of Effingham, Illinois, Kenneth (Dorothy) Palmer of Perrysville, Indiana and James (Mary Alice) Palmer of Champlin, Minnesota; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Katrina was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, five brothers and five sister-in-laws. Katrina was a lifelong resident of the Edgar County area and a member of the Chrisman Christian Church. She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She dearly loved her children and all of her grandchildren; she was a great gardener and florist, with a passion for African Violets. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Chrisman. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to Pleasant Meadows Christian Village – Activity Fund.