Howard Hugh Palm
June 11, 1933 – March 18, 2018
Howard Hugh Palm was born an identical twin on June 11, 1933 to Harold and Rose Borgia Palm, in Lancaster, Ohio. Harold went home to Jesus on Sunday, March 18, 2018 with his wife of 39 years by his side. After the untimely death of his mother (when Howard was just 3 days old), Howard and his siblings were then raised by their grandparents. Howard attended schools in Santa Barbara, California. At age 19, Howard enlisted into the Air Force and was Honorably Discharged in 1952. Howard had many occupations over the years, he was an accountant in Santa Barbara, drove truck for Jordano's Grocers, drove bus for the MTD of Santa Barbara, CA. Howard retired from the Teamsters Union and from the Monroe Public Schools where he was a custodian for several years. In retirement Howard loved to work with wood and putter around the yard. Howard was a very generous person and his love-language was gifting others. Howard loved a great BBQ and in the last few months of his life he especially enjoyed eating Chinese food, and a great meal from Jenos! Howard is survived by his wife Rachel Palm, sister Sue Izard, sister-in-law Jackie Palm, daughter Elaine Haga and son Howard Palm, along with step-daughter Sherry (Jim) Carswell, Gayle (Ken) Morgan and step-son Vance Robinson. Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren who loved their Grandpa Howard. Howard's wishes were to have a Celebration of his Life on the beach in Santa Barbara. Plans are being made for a summer celebration in Santa Barbara, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Providence Hospice and Home Care of Snohomish County.