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Sheryl Kay Palmer

September 17, 1959 ~ December 12, 2021 (age 62)


Sheryl Kay (Kulla) Palmer passed away on Sunday, December 12th, 2021 at the age of 62. She was born on September 17th, 1959 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She spent her childhood in Carlisle, Iowa, and lived in the Des Moines area for the majority of her adult life.  Her final years were spent around Jamaica, Iowa.  

She is survived by her son, Jason Lee Hill age 42, her daughter Nicole Kay Palmer age 40, as well as her four grandchildren Isabella (18), Austyn (15), Jesse (13), and Joseph (8). Sheryl is also survived by her 5 siblings: Sharon Easter, Sheila Nagel, Sherry Porter, Sharlene Staskal, and David Kulla

Sheryl is preceded in death by her mother Ada Kulla, father Leroy Kulla, and sister Shirley Book. 

Her grandchildren's fondest memories of Sheryl are sleepovers, cooking together, going to the movies, shopping, and fishing. Sheryl’s oldest grandchild’s favorite memory is of how she helped teach her to do fractions for math class in a creative way. Her children’s fondest memories of her are being a stay-at-home mom, going to the zoo, singing with her in the truck, doing crafts together, and her teaching them how to cook and bake. Nicole's favorite memory is her mother taking her to see their grandparents at the lake in Missouri. Jason enjoyed going to the fishing derby in Colorado with Sheryl where Jason won after catching the biggest fish.

There will be a Celebration of Life for Sheryl at a later date. The family will release details when they are decided.

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