Kenneth D. Palmatier passed away at the Michaelsen Health center in Batavia, Illinois on February 26th, 2019.

Ken resided in Geneva, Illinois, with his late wife Connie.

He was employed in management, for more than 40 years at Nicor Gas in Naperville, Illinois. Both he and Connie loved the Geneva Lakes area and spent a great deal of time at their home in Fontana.

Ken is survived by his grandchildren, Steven and David Andrews, Rowena Kehr, his brother and sister-in-law, Ed and Jackie Rieger, a great grandchild, and many loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Connie, his parents James and Louise Palmatier, and a brother, Jim Palmatier.

He graduated from East Aurora High School, and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy.

The memorial service and visitation was held Saturday, March 2nd. at the Daledien Mortuary in Aurora, IL.

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Memorial donations in Ken’s name may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O., Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or online at