Werner Waldemar Palmquist, age 87, of 612 North 7thStreet, Gladstone, MI died Tuesday morning June 8,
2004 at the Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers
where he was a patient.
He was born August 8, 1916 in Gladstone of the late
Ole and Mina (Hegbloom) Palmquist. He was a lifelong
resident of Gladstone.
Werner was employed with the Soo Line Railroad for 33
years retiring as an engineer. He was a veteran of WW
II serving in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army. He was a
member of First Lutheran Church in Gladstone, American
Legion August Mattson Post #71, Masonic Lodge, Delta
Shrine Club, 32nd Degree Masons, Marquette Lodge #101
of the Free and Accepted Masons, Delta County AMVETS,
and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Division
Survivors include his wife the former Betty Dekker
whom he married on June 26, 1982 at First Lutheran
Church in Gladstone.
Daughter: Sharon Ambeau of Escanaba
Sister: Mildred Seronko of Powers
4 Step Children: Steve, Randy, Scott Wigger and Jodie
5 Step Grandsons
Numerous Nieces and Nephews
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death
by 4 sisters and 3 brothers.
Funeral services for the public celebrating the life
of Werner W. Palmquist will be held on Thursday at
10:30 A.M. at Fernwood Cemetery in Gladstone with Rev.
Jonathan Schmidt of First Lutheran Church officiating.
According to his wishes, no public visitation will be