OBITUARY

Alvin Jess Palmer

January 6, 1958April 19, 2021

Alvin Jess Palmer, 63, of Grandview, Missouri passed away peacefully on April, 19, 2021 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He was born January 6, 1958 to Elmer L. and Evalina (Grefe) Palmer in Emporia, Kansas. Alvin enjoyed traveling to new places. He loved spending time with all of his children and grandchildren, whether it was taking them to the golf course to dressing up at holiday events, being around his family was important to Alvin. He enjoyed playing lottery scratch-offs and would include them as gifts to his children. In later years he liked to tinker with computers and play online video games. In fact, Alvin met his wife Kathy in an online video game group. They were married at sunset on the beach in St. Petersburg, Florida on May 28, 2004. Alvin worked for Walmart for over 25 years in various positions, he was very fond of and committed to his work and liked the contact he had with coworkers and customers. Alvin was preceded in death by his parents and brother William “Bill” Palmer. He is survived by his wife Kathy; brother Jerry (Marieta) Palmer; sisters Shirley (John) Depew and Betty (Ed) Rhoads; children Charity (Matt) Taylor, William (Karisa) Palmer, Jeremy (Christian) Palmer, Karalea (Houston) Brown, Micah (Allison) Palmer, Jennifer Nourie and Amanda Hoskins; 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Alvin’s memory be made to the American Diabetes Association or National Kidney Foundation of Kansas and Western Missouri.

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  • American Diabetes Association or National Kidney Foundation of Kansas and Western Missouri.

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Karalea Brown

April 22, 2021

Karalea Brown

April 22, 2021

At least 15 years ago at my grandmas house

Karalea Brown

April 22, 2021

Dad with Jeremy & baby Liam I think

Karalea Brown

April 22, 2021

Dad with Chris & baby Isaiah

Karalea Brown

April 22, 2021

Dad with his brother Jerry.

Karalea Brown

April 22, 2021

Karalea Brown

April 22, 2021

This is one year at Christmas probably 4 years ago with baby Izzy & Cecelia.

Karalea Brown

April 22, 2021

This is probably one of the last times we all saw Isaiah at Jaspers 5th birthday I think. Dad loved the grandkids.

Karalea Brown

April 22, 2021

This was when Houston, Jasper and I decided to take a day trip with Dad & Kathy down to see grandma’s grave and stopped by the house to see Shirley & John last summer.

Karalea Brown

April 22, 2021

This was probably the last Christmas that all of us were together.

FROM THE FAMILY