Tuesday, April 2, 2013

2013 Eva Palmerton

Eva J. Palmerton, age 94, of Howell, died Wed. March 27, 2013. She was born Aug. 20, 1918 in Howell to Russell & Ethel (Dean) Van Amberg and married Glen Palmerton in Howell, he preceded her in death in 1976. Eva loved cooking and baking for her family and helped her husband run Glen's Standard Service for many years, washing cars, waiting pumps and picking up parts. In their early years, she loved going hunting and fishing with Glen, even coon hunting. Surviving are her son: Fred (Dottie) Palmerton of Howell, 2 daughters: Glenda (Tom) Heintz of Howell and Jane Ann (John) Mills of Fowlerville, 16 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, 2 great-greatgrandchildren and her sister : Ella May Aldrich. She was preceded in death by dear friend Bob Botko and 4 brothers. Services 11AM Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Fowlerville Freedom Center Church (in the school on North Collins Street) with Pastor Dan Vander Velde officiating. The family will receive friends from 9AM until service time. Memorial contributions are suggested to Salvation Army of Livingston County. Arrangements by Niblack Funeral Home, Fowlerville.

The above obituary came from the Livingston Daily site online.
As mentioned in the obituary, Glen and Eva Palmerton owned and operated the Standard Station in Fowlerville.  Above is a picture when that gas station was located at the southwest corner of East Grand River and South Second Street.  That lot is now a parking lot for Chase Bank.