Palmer Lee Sartin was born in Warsaw, Mo., on May 1, 1926, and passed into glory Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.
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 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.
Palmer leaves behind his wife of 65 years Willa; daughter Paula Mosher (Dan), Teresa Dolci; grandchildren Christina Butler, Felicity Martin White, Jon, Dominic and Corinne Dolci, Dimitri and Quinton (Jessica) Dolci, two great-grandsons Carson and Dean White; brothers-in-law Charles Stephen and Philip Barker; nieces Rhonda Lambert, Zak Skorn and Tierney Lambert Drury.
He was preceded in death by his father George E. Sartin, his mother Neva L. Jackson, his only sister Oleta Sartin (Lambert Warren), brother U.E. Sartin and daughter Sally Ann Sartin.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the St. Patrick Catholic Church, preceded by the rosary at 12:30 p.m. Reception will follow. In lieu of flowers please give to St. Patrick’s or your favorite charity.