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Palmer Holbrook

April 27, 1938 October 14, 2019
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Obituary for Palmer Holbrook

Palmer Holbrook, age 81, of Spring Grove, passed away at his home on Monday, October 14, 2019. He was born April 27, 1938 in Salyersville, Kentucky to Grant and Fronia (Risner) Holbrook.
Palmer had a collection of 6 antique show cars, his two favorites were the GTO and the Cadillac. Palmer considered himself very hard working at his job and always reminded his family of that fact. He was very meticulous about landscaping his yard. He also helped Carole, his best friend and soul mate with all her projects. Palmer enjoyed karaoke, country music, especially Elvis and Johnny Cash. Fridays were party nights at his house. He always had everyone’s favorite beverage and his music cranking, as long as everyone removed their shoes in the house.
Palmer is survived by three children, Mitch, Sheilia, Melissa; his siblings, John (Char), Jim (Kara), Grant Jr. (Mildred), Louise Griffey; and his soul mate, Carole Van Deursen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Shirley (Kennard) Holbrook on April 12, 2006; two brothers; and two sisters.
Friends and family may gather on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home 8103 Wilmot Road, Spring Grove, IL 60081
Interment will be in Washington Cemetery, Spring Grove, IL.
For those wishing to send am expression of condolence, memorials to the Lutheran Church of All Saints, 5800 State park Road, Fox Lake, IL 60020, would be appreciated by the family.


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Friends and Family may meet

Friday

18

Oct

10:00 AM 10/18/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home

8103 Wilmot Road
Spring Grove, IL 60081

Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home
8103 Wilmot Road Spring Grove 60081 IL
United States

Service

Friday

18

Oct

11:00 AM 10/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home

8103 Wilmot Road
Spring Grove, IL 60081

Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home
8103 Wilmot Road Spring Grove 60081 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Washington Cemetery Final Resting Place

Clark Road & Route 173
Spring Grove, IL 60071

Clark Road & Route 173 Spring Grove 60071 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Lutheran Church of All Saints

5800 State Park Road
Fox Lake, IL 60020
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