Ester Lynn Palmer, 29, passed away May 28, 2020, of causes not yet released due to an ongoing investigation. Ester was born in Madras, Oregon on August 28, 1990. She moved with her family to New Pine Creek, OR in 1994 and lived there until she graduated for Lakeview High School in 2008. During her school years, Ester was active in 4-H and then became involved in annual when she entered high school. Part of Ester's summers were spent at Mountian Meadows Bible Camp, first as a camper and later as a staff member.
Following her graduation, Ester started college at Shasta Bible College and Graduate School but left to move to Junction City, OR in February 2009, where she resided until her death. While there, she was employed as a remote IT support technician for cable companies located on the East Coast. In June 2016. Ester became the proud mother of a healthy baby boy, Sera'Kai Alan. Tragically, Sera'Kai died at 8 months due to SIDS, leaving her broken-hearted. Then in April 2020, she welcomed her baby girl, Zanase Faite. With the arrival of Zanase, Ester felt renewed hope and newfound resolve for her future. She loved both of her children with all of her heart.
Though Ester experienced a lot of turbulence in her adult life, her future held much promise. She looked forward to the possibilities ahead of her with optimism. Ester was a funny, vibrant soul who loved to laugh and trade stories with friends and family. She enjoyed music, singing, and drawing. Ester also loved the ocean - everything from seashells and running on the sand to sea spray and dolphins.
Ester will forever be missed by her daughter, Zanase; parents, Karl and Cherri Palmer of New Pine Creek, OR; sister, Rachel (Trevor) Wood of Lincoln, CA; brother Tyrel (Richella) Palmer of North Pole, AK; all surviving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents.
Ester was preceded in death by her son Sera'Kai Alan.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Zanase's future and care. or you can send a sympathy card to: Karl & Cherri Palmer; PO Box 158, New Pine Creek, OR 97635.
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