George Joseph Palm Jr., age 62, passed away peacefully in University of Colorado Hospital on July 20, 2017, surrounded by his loving children.
Born in Reading, PA, June 6, 1955, he was the son of the late George J. Palm I and Mary A. Palm (Layton). He is predeceased by his brother Alan Scott Palm of Leesport, PA. He lived in New Castle, CO, with his companion Rita Jiminez and his faithful friend Buddy.
George loved baseball; his favorite team was the St. Louis Cardinals. He was also a Nascar fan and enjoyed fishing and many other outdoor activities.
He is survived by his sons George J. Palm III in Atlantic, IA, and Alan S. Palm, husband of Caitlin Palm, in Rifle, CO; his daughters, Shannon R. Lilly in Atlantic, IA, and Linsey Ausmus, wife of Curtiss Ausmus, in Jordan, UT; his grandchildren Austin L. Palm and Alix J. Palm (sons of George), Jayden Palm (son of Alan), Alysyn Palm (daughter of Alan and Caitlyn), Dustin J. Hansen (son of Shannon), Curtiss Ausmus Jr. (son of Linsey and Curtiss) and Izabella Ausmus (daughter of Linsey and Curtiss). Also surviving are 3 sisters Ann M. Brubaker (Jackson), Joan D. Jackson, both of Temple, PA, and Donna J. (Jackson) Lesher, wife of Donald Lesher, Shoemakersville, PA, a niece, Alisha (Manegold) Lewis, wife of David Lewis Jr. of Wernersville, PA, and nephew James W. Manegold Jr.
A memorial service will be held at Crystal River Baptist Church, 2632 CO-133, Carbondale, CO, on Saturday August 12th at 2:00 PM.
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