Palmer Wagner

Palmer J. Wagner, 90, passed away February 3, 2010 in Spokane, WA.

He purchased farmland near Garfield, WA in 1939 and married Lucille Schoepflin October 16, 1940. His major crop was wheat, but he also loved horses, especially the Appaloosa breed which he raised and researched for most of his adult life. This endeavor resulted in his book, The American Appaloosa Anthology, which was published in 1999.

He served during three U.S. Presidential administrations as a commodity lobbyist in Washington D.C. He was invited to andattended the Inaugural Ball of President John F. Kennedy. Palmer’s services as a vocal soloist were often requested for funerals or special occasions in the greater Inland Empire.

Viewing will be at HAZEN & JAEGER FUNERAL HOME, 1306 N. Monroe St. in Spokane on Thursday, February 11 from noon to 8 PM. The funeral services will be held at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Farmington, WA onFriday, February 12, 2010 at 11:00 AM followed by interment at Silvercreek Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Spokane, PO Box 2215, Spokane, WA 99210, or to a Haiti Relief fund of one’s choice. Please visit our on-line memorial at .

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