Obituary: Margaret Lawson Palmer

June 22, 1926 - December 29, 2020
Posted at 5:25 PM, Jan 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-01 19:26:27-05

Margaret Lawson Palmer, 94, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2020, at Park Place Transitional Care and Rehab in Great Falls, Montana.

Margaret was born June 22, 1926, in Glasgow, Montana to Frank and Victoria (Ramesz) Jakanoski. She attended schools in Glasgow and graduated from Glasgow High School. She was raised on the family farm southeast of Glasgow along with her two younger siblings, John Jakanoski and Sylvia Lagere.

As a young lady, Margaret worked at the Corp of Engineers Fort Peck Dam as a bookkeeper. She married Russell H. Lawson in Glasgow on December 26, 1945. The couple lived in Great Falls since. Margaret was a homemaker. They had two sons, John and Ron. Russell passed away on February 16, 1973.

Margaret later married Milford Palmer of Great Falls. She worked at their business, Milford Palmer Automotive Parts until Milford’s retirement. Margaret was a member of Holy Family Parish. She was also a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Lady Auxiliary.

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