Vernice Luella Palmer, 96 of Susanville passed away on September 17, 2021 at Lassen Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was the window of Harold Palmer, They shared 58 years of marriage together. Vernice was born in Hinsdale, Montana on January 26, 192 to Ralph and Emma Wnship. She was the third of 8 children . Her father passed away when she was six and she had a challenging childhood thereafter. At 17 while in Kalispell, Montana her and a friend found and found a ride across county to a town near Seattle where they attended a trade school and leaned to be certified welders and became of the the infamous "Rosie the Riveters" during World War II she worked at Kaiser shipyard building at the shipyard. This is where she met her husband Harold who was also working at Kaiser at the shipyard. They were married. 3 months later in a pastors home. World War II proved to be hard times but they worked hard and survived, in 1948 they settled in Susanville and raised three daughters. In her younger years Vernice worked at Walkers Coffee Sop as a waitress for 10 years and was a very active member of the First Baptist Church and later the Community Church always volunteering to bake a cake, provide a meal, serving the lord wherever they wwas a call. Her grandkids will always remember her by her home cooked meals and deserts. She loved to craft and make many beautifel hand quilted qilts. She was loved by all and had a heard of gold. As her health declined she became a resident of Eagle Lake Village and Later Lassen Nursong and Rehavilation.
She is survived by her daughters Sandy Ormachea (Larry), Dianna Decarlo (John) and Darlene Walsh, 7 Grandchildren, Bobby Ormachea, David Ormaches(Bobby), Gina DeForest, (Matt), Johnny DelCarlo (Kelly), Heather Micone (Jermey), Cody Walsh and Casey Walsh as well as 18 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 25th, private family viewing at 9am and services at 10am. Interment will follow at the Diamond Crest Cemetery next to her husband Harold.
The family would like to thank the care staff at Lassen Nursing and Rehabilitation for loving and caring for her.
Diamond Crest Cemetery
Susanville, CA 96130