Lewiston Morning Tribune|
May 10, 1894
Mrs. Dorcas Palmer, mother of Mrs. Wildenthaler, Frank Palmer, and Mrs. Smith of Asotin, died at her home on Asotin creek, Friday evening. She was stricken with appoplexy in the morning and never rallied. Mrs. Palmer was born in July, 1825 and was well and favorable known in this section where she had lived for many years. The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the residence of Mr. S. Wildenthaler and the Episcopal church in this city and were largely attended, attesting the high esteem in which this venerable lady was held.
Lewiston Morning Tribune
Death of Mrs. Palmer.
Mrs. Dorcas Palmer died at Asotin, Friday May 4, and was brought to Lewiston Saturday evening and buried Sunday afternoon. The deceased was one of the oldest pioneer in the country having come to Washington in the fall of 1862. She leaves three children Mrs. S. Wildenthaler of Lewiston, and Frank Palmer and Mrs. Sadie Smith of Asotin. The funeral took place from the Episcopal church and many mourners and friends were present to pay the last tribute to the dead.