Palmer Lee Sartin was born in Warsaw, MO., on May 1, 1926 and passed into glory Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. He was 93.
Palmer came to California in 1946. He worked at the Douglas City Shasta Box Mill which became United States Plywood.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was a longtime Weaverville resident.
He married Willa Barker in 1954 and soon joined the TrinCo Lumber Mill which became Trinity River Lumber Company, where he worked until retirement. He really liked the smell of the sawdust.
Palmer loved hunting and fishing. He joined the Catholic Church 15 years ago and cherished that fact.
He was preceded in death by his father, George E. Sartin; his mother, Neva L. Jackson; and daughter, Sally Ann Sartin. Palmer leaves behind his wife of 65 years, Willa; daughters, Paula Mosher (Dan), and Teresa Dolci; grandchildren, Christina Butler, Felicity Martin White, and Jon, Dominic and Corinne Dolci; two great grandsons, Carson and Dean White; brothers-in-law, Charles Stephen and Philip Barker; and nieces, Rhonda Lambert Zakskorn and Tierney Lambert Drury.
Recitation of the Rosary will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church, on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 12:30 p.m. Mass and a celebration of life will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Military honors and burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please give to St. Patrick or your favorite charity.
Arrangements are being handled by Trinity Alps Funeral Home in Weaverville.