Susan Elizabeth Palmer died at her home in Estes Park on Sept. 4, 2009, following years of ill health. She was 40 years old.
Susan was born in Lander, Wyo., on May 6, 1969, and was adopted by the Rev. and Mrs. Robert J. Palmer of Sheridan, Wyo. She spent her childhood in Sheridan, and then moved with the family to Juneau in 1982, where she attended high school.
In 1992, she married Robert Van Cleave of Juneau. A son, Robert John Van Cleave, was born in 1994.
She lived in Juneau until 2006, when she joined her parents in Estes Park, Colo.
She is survived by her mother, Bobbe of Estes Park, her son, Robert, of Juneau, her brother, John Palmer, of Lakewood, Colo., her brother, Martin Palmer, of Juneau, her brother, Kimball Morgan, of Corte Madera, Calif., her sister, Margaret O'Dell, of Casper, Wyo. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Palmer.
A memorial service will be held at the Community Presbyterian Church of the Rockies in Estes Park at 3 p.m. Sept. 19. Her cremains will be buried at a later date in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery in Sheridan. Visit www.allnutt.com to see Susan's online obituary and send a message to the family.