Mary Elizabeth Palmer Illum


In Loving Memory Of
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Palmer Illum – Age 86
Born October 23, 1881 – Malad City, Idaho
Died August 4, 1968 – Malad City, Idaho
Thursday, August 8, 1968 – 1:00 p.m.
Malad L.D.S. First Ward Chapel
Bishop Conrad C. Alder officiating
At the Funeral Home
Family Prayer Joseph E. Williams
At the Chapel
Prelude, Postlude Music Mae Williams
Invocation Myron Jones, Jr.
Obituary Bishop Alder
Tribute Rosella J. Smith
Vocal “In The Garden” Carol Daniels
and Connie Budge
Speaker Bishop G. Howard Neal
Speaker Bishop John Roderick
Vocal “Goin’ Home” Jenkin L. Palmer
Benediction Paul H. Mills
Accompanist: Myra Jean John
Concluding Rites – Malad City Cemetery
Dedicatory Prayer James G. Vaughan
Flowers: First Ward Relief Society and
Daughters of Idaho Pioneers
Casket Bearers: George Palmer, DeVere
Illum, Gordon Griffiths, Ralph Hadfield,
Tommy Jones, Farren Hunsaker
Services planned for Mrs. Illum Thursday
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, August 8th, at the Malad First Ward LDS Chapel for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Palmer Illum, 86, who died Sunday morning at the Oneida Hospital of natural causes.
Bishop Conrad Alder will officiate. Friends may call at the Benson Funeral Home Wednesday evening and Thursday prior to the services. Burial will be in the Malad City Cemetery directed by the Benson Funeral Home.
Mrs. Illum was born Oct. 23, 1881 at Malad, a daughter of Joseph and Maria Gardner Palmer.
She was married to John Peter Illum May 2, 1906 in the Logan LDS Temple. Mr. Illum died Jan. 23, 1957.
Mrs. Illum received her education in the Malad schools; was an active members of the LDS Church; served a mission with her husband in Montana in 1921-22; was a M.I.A. Stake Board member and a Relief Society visiting teacher. She was a member of the Native Daughters of Idaho Pioneers.
Surviving a son and daughter, John Lamar Ilium, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Bert J. (Marie) Wight, Pleasant View; four grandchildren; two brothers and one sister, Joseph Palmer, Malad; John G. Palmer, Sacramento, California; Mrs. Maria Honaker, Wendell, Idaho.

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