Born: December 29, 1925
Died: January 06, 2014
Services: A memorial service will be held at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Town of Lomira, Wisconsin, on June 28, 2014 at 11:00 am.
Visitation: A visitation will be at the church before the service from 10:00 to 11:00 am.
Palmer E. Lau, 88, passed away at Renown Medical Center in Reno, Nevada on January 6, 2014.
A memorial service will be held at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Town of Lomira, Wisconsin, on June 28, 2014 at 11:00 am. A visitation will be at the church before the service from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Inurnment will take place at St. Petri’s Cemetery, Town of Lomira, Wisconsin after the service. There will be a luncheon served at the church after inurnment.
Palmer was the son of Ferdinand and Lucilia (Heldt) Lau. He was born on the family farm in rural Mayville, Wisconsin, Township of Lomira on December 29, 1925. Palmer married Eleanor Gregory on May 27, 1950 in Mayville, Wisconsin. Together they raised two daughters and one son. Palmer was a dairy farmer for many years on the family farm. He also worked at Baker Canning Factory in Theresa, Wisconsin for a few years. After selling the farm in 1984, he and his wife Eleanor moved to Iron Ridge, Wisconsin. In September of 2007 they moved to Reno, Nevada, to be closer to two of their children. Palmer was an avid Green Bay Packer fan, loved polka music, and watching the Lawrence Welk Show.
Palmer is survived by his wife of 63 years, Eleanor of Reno, Nevada; daughters, Janet (Rodney) Nero of Reno, Nevada; and Carole (Michael) Belmont of Fairbanks, Alaska; and son, David Lau of Reno, Nevada; six grandchildren, Cara Nero and Cassie Nero of Reno, Nevada, Nicholas Belmont, Christopher Belmont, and Timothy Belmont of Fairbanks, Alaska and Sarah Belmont of Juneau, Alaska; one sister, Norma Walther of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Palmer was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Harvey Lau, Ruben Lau, Vernon Lau; and two sisters, Lorinda Adelmeyer and Bernice Lindert.
Location: Koepsell Funeral Home, Mayville (Map)