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Patty Jean (Block) Palmer

April 12, 1937 ~ November 19, 2017 (age 80)

Patty Jean (Block) Palmer of St. Joseph, IL passed away on November 18, 2017.

Patty was born on April 12, 1937 on the Block farm north of Block, IL to Frances (Kammin) and Amel Block. She married Ronald Lee Palmer on June 10, 1956. They had two sons, Steven Lee Palmer, born on October 12, 1957 in Fort Sill, OK and Jeffrey Wayne Palmer, born on January 13, 1960 at Burnham Hospital in Champaign, IL.

Patty is survived by her son, Steve and his wife Macey of Paducah, KY; four beautiful grandchildren, Jody Lynn and husband Brent Bohnert of Perryville, MO, Andrea Rose and husband Randy Shaw of White Heath, IL, Kaelyn Jaye and Kasen Jenner of Paducah, KY; four great-grandchildren, Brody Wayne and Jonah Lee of Perryville, Mo, and Dylan Wayne and Avery Rose of White Heath, IL. She is also survived by one brother, Bennie Block of Sacramento, CA; three nieces; and one nephew.

Patty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ron; her son, Jeff and one brother, Ronnie.

Patty loved spending time with her family and friends. She loved to play euchre, go shopping, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the fighting Illini. She was a member of the Church of Christ in St. Joseph, IL.

Patty's ashes will be placed next to her husband, Ron and son, Jeff in Patterson Cemetery in St. Joseph.

Patty requested that there be no visitation or funeral. She would like a graveside prayer upon placement of her ashes which will be scheduled at a later date.

Memorials may be made in her honor to St. Joseph Fire Department at 222 West Warren Street St. Joseph, IL 61873.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements

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