Prayer Request

Posted By: Brian Kusek On: 2023-06-09
Posted On: 2023-06-09
Jerome N. “Jerry” Palmer, age 85, of Winona, father of custodian Becky Merchlewitz, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loved ones.
Jerry is survived by his children: Debra Kleiboer; Cheryl (Steve Kunst) Corey; Ken (Diana) Palmer; Becky (Chris Creeley) Merchlewitz; and Randy (Theresa) Palmer; grandchildren: Trisha (Jordan Cogley) Columbus; Michelle (John Kleveter) Kleiboer; Sarah (Joe Van de Rostyne) Kleiboer; Tarah (Nate) Lechtenberg; Calvin Corey; Rory (Kimberly) Palmer; Joshua (Heather) Palmer; Travis (Gabby) Palmer; Danny (Megan) Merchlewitz; Nicole (Nick Gierok) Merchlewitz; Tyler (Nikki Lux) Creeley; Justin Palmer; Christopher (Carrie) Palmer; and Misty (Brandon) Rask; great-grandchildren: Precious Puente; Hailey Zeller, Ethan Kleiboer, Emma Kleveter; Braden Sutherland, and Miekah Lechtenberg; Ander Corey;  Brennen, Finley, and Vivian Palmer; Josie, Maeley, and Casten Palmer; Carson, Liam, Oliver, and Lula Palmer; Jaxson and Liam Merchlewitz; Zeke and Porter Creeley; Ona and Emilie Palmer; Leon, Emealia, Calum, and Bohdi Rask; siblings: Jake Palmer, Sharon (Bradley) Johnson, and Ronald “Butch” (Mary) Palmer; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and  many friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 AM on Friday, June 16, 2023, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Winona.  The Very Reverend Mark C. McNea will officiate.  Jerry will be laid to rest in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 4 PM until 7 PM on Thursday, June 15, 2023, at the Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home, 376 E. Sarnia St., where a Christian Wake Service will be held at 6:45 PM.  Visitation will also be held in the Commons of St. Mary’s Church on Friday, June 16, 2023, from 9:30 AM until the time of the Mass.