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6/21/36-1/16/18, Born in Farmington, NM. At age 11, Ivin moved to Tiffany, CO. He Graduated from Ignacio Schools in 1954. He loved sports! After school, Ivin joined the National Guard. In 1956, He served a Mission for the LDS Church for 2 1/2 years in Guatamala. He met & married the Love of His Life, Elma Caroline Harris, in 1961 in the Manti, UT Temple. Ivin & Elma raised 8 children in Tiffany. Ivin had a Passion for the outdoors & spent his life farming, cutting post, irrigating, raising hay, livestock & growing beautiful gardens. Ivin had a deep love for the Southern Ute Tribal Culture. For many years he leased Tribal farmland and drove bus for Ignacio Schools. He is preceded in death by his mom & dad, 9 brothers & 2 sisters. He is survived by his wife, all 8 children and their spouses, 32 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 7 sisters and 1 brother. Services are 10am, 1/27/18 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Aztec Chapel. In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ivin Leroy Palmer Memorial Fund at http://www.gofundme.com/
Published in The Durango Herald on Jan. 24, 2018
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