Michael Gordon Palmer, 62 of Valparaiso, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Porter Hospital. He was born July 30, 1949 in Valparaiso, the son of Milton Gordon and Marian D. (Sours) Palmer. Surviving are his daughter, Patrice Palmer, his granddaughter, Summer Tursi, both of Valparaiso, his ex-wife, Debbie Naillieux and a cousin Tracie Naillieux of Chesterton. He was preceded in death by his parents/ A Memorial Service will be held, Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the Queen of Apostles Chapel at St. Paul Catholic Church, 1855 W. Harrison Blvd, Valparaiso. Memorial Donations may be made to the family, in care of the Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St. Valparaiso, IN 46383. Bartholomew Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.