April 8, 1935 – August 23, 2020
Gene was born on April 8, 1935 to Gustav and Ruth (Shaver) Palm. He served in the USMC from 1953-1956.
While working toward his Master’s Degree from the University of Minnesota he coached 2 youth basketball and baseball teams, the Corker’s and the Cardinals. This was a passion for him and he carried those memories throughout his life. Later he relocated to San Diego and worked for the County as a Probation Supervisor until his retirement. Two and a half years ago he moved to Turlock, California where he resided with his sister Carol and her family. All who met him there called him “Uncle Gene” from that point on.
In addition to his parents, Gene is preceded in death by his sister Beverly Gipson and Pat Legros, as well as his brothers Donald Palm and John Palm.
He is survived by his sisters Darlene Spencer of La Mesa, CA and Carol Morris of Turlock, CA, and his brother Duane Palm of Ventura, CA, as well as many nieces and nephews.
“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – A.A. Milne
Gene Palm, you left our side but will forever be in our hearts.