Erling R. Palm of Wheatland fell asleep in death on Oct. 8 at the Douglas Care Center in Douglas. He was 92 years old. Erling was born Dec. 14, 1925. He was the youngest of seven children born to Charles A. Palm and Olga M. (Kihlberg) Palm in Malta, Illinois. Both of his parents immigrated from Sweden.
Erling served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. After his discharge he resided in La Crescenta, California and worked as a bartender in Hollywood. Erling enjoyed cooking, gardening, his pets, and antiques.
Erling is survived by his daughter Vicki Anderson of Wheatland; one grandson, Christopher (Dreama) Flores of Ocean Springs, Miss.; one granddaughter, Jennifer (Michael) Anderson-Seegert of Oroville, Calif.; and eight great granddaughters.
He is also survived and loved by seven nieces and two nephews.
No services are being held per his request.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gormanfh.com.