Craig Palmer, 67, of Conrad, IA, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the Grundy Center Hospital. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Conrad Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes with the family present and 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014, at the Conrad American Legion with the family present from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to

Craig was born April 18, 1947 to Robert L. and Elizabeth Ann (Rabbitt) Palmer in Fort Dodge, IA. He graduated from Urbandale High School in 1965. Craig was united in marriage to Carol McDonough on September 23, 1966 in DesMoines, IA. He was self-employed most of his life as a contractor. Craig loved to fish and enjoyed the mountains especially their time in Helena, Montana.

Craig will be missed by his wife, Carol, a daughter, Christine (Ron) Izzo of Boston, MA, a son, Chad Palmer of Conrad, six grandchildren, a sister, Dianne (Gene) Keller of Denton, TX, a brother, Douglas Palmer of Loveland, CO. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister in law, Crystal Palmer.