WARD D. PALMER
PALMER, Ward D. - of Flushing, age 62, died Thursday, January 3, 2008 at McLaren Regional Medical
Center. Funeral Mass will be held 11AM Saturday, January 5, 2008 at St. Robert Catholic Church, Fr.
Louis T. Ekka will officiate. Cremation will follow the services. Visitation will be from Noon-3PM and 5-
8PM Friday at Rossell Funeral Home and 10-11AM Saturday at the church. A Vigil for the Deceased will
be 7PM Friday at the funeral home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to MI-COPS/Slain
Officers Families, P.O. Box 251, Anchorville, MI 48004-0251 or Royal Potcake Animal Rescue, P.O. Box
56050, Atlanta, GA 30343, www.potcake.org. Ward was born in Flint, Michigan on February 13, 1945.
He married Carole M. Novak on May 17, 1968 in Flint, Michigan. Ward retired as Vice-President from
Citizens Bank after serving 38 years. He was currently working at Baker College of Flint as a Campus
Safety Dispatcher. Surviving is: wife, Carole; 2 children, Jennifer and Matthew, both of Atlanta,
Georgia; sister-in-law, Barbara and husband Craig Suchanek of Flushing; brother-in-law, Mark Novak
of Grand Blanc; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother.