Elaine D. Palm

April 29, 1918 - December 31, 2012 

Elaine D. Palm

April 29, 1918 - December 31, 2012 

Obituary for Elaine D. Palm

Elaine “Pat” D. Palm left this world as gently as she lived it on Dec. 31 at the age of 94. She was born April 29, 1918 in Elwood, IN to Edward and Esta Finley. She graduated from Shortridge H.S and attended Butler Univ. where she joined the Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

She was married to Charles R. “Chick” Garriott on April 15, 1939 until his untimely death in 1967, she then married Jonas E. Palm on Oct. 12, 1968, who passed away on July 17, 2007.

Pat worked part time at Blocks Dept. store in Glendale for 8 years. She was also employed at several secretarial jobs as well as John Herron Art Museum, and as a receptionist at her beloved church, Northminster Presbyterian for 15 years, where she was a long-time devoted member. She volunteered for 25 years at Riley Hospital.

She is survived by her daughter Kathy Barrett and son-in-law Robert, Logansport, IN. Other survivors include grandchildren; Shelly Cummings, Erica Buba, Erin Dixon, Lisa McDonough, and Mark Elliott. Great-grandchildren include Stefan, Gavin, Kaden and Maren Buba. Connor and Rileigh Dixon. Amber, Josh, and Jared McDonough, She has one great-great grandson Hunter McDonaugh. Step-daughter Nancy Klein and step-granddaughter Leslie Klein. Her oldest daughter Sherri Elliott preceded her in death.

She will be sadly missed by all who loved her, which is nearly everyone who knew her.

Memorial contributions to Living Beyond Breast Cancer and any animal shelter of your choosing.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2013 at Indiana Funeral Care and Crematory, Harry W. Moore Chapel, 8151 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46250 with visitation on Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 5 – 8 p.m. Burial at Crown Hill Cemetery. You may visit her online guestbook at www.indianafuneralcare.com

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