Palmer L. Ness

Palmer Lee Ness, 90, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at 9:30 p.m. at Tipton Place in Huntington.  
Mr. Ness was a 1946 graduate of Roanoke High School.  He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a self-employed lifelong farmer in Huntington County. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Huntington.  He was a one-time member of Bippus Lions Club.

He was born Aug. 8, 1928, in Huntington to George A. and Mary Palmer Ness. He married Helen Louise Johnson on Aug. 29, 1959, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 8, 1972.

Surviving are two sons, Chad L. (Katie) Ness, of Highland Park, IL, and Lance W. Ness, of Huntington; a daughter, Marina L. (Sean) Taylor, of Peoria, AZ; three brothers, George (Phyllis) Ness, Carl (Sondra) Ness and Steve (Sherrill) Ness, all of Huntington; a sister, Mary Ann Ness, of Huntington; a sister-in-law, Patricia M. Ness, of Huntington; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Ann Marie Ness, and a daughter-in-law, Tricia Ness.

Calling is Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Additional calling hours will be on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry St., Huntington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held immediately following at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial with military rites will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials are to SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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