Richard E. Palko

August 15, 1939 ~ June 6, 2022 (age 82)


PALKO, Richard E. – of Chesaning, died Monday, June 6, 2022, at Ascension St. Mary’s in Saginaw. He was 82 years of age.

Richard was born August 15, 1939, in Detroit to the late Edward and Helen (Roslik) Palko and was a lifelong resident of Chesaning. He was united in marriage to Joyce Hemgesberg on September 24, 1960. She preceded him in death on May 8, 2011. Mr. Palko retired from Hehr Industries in 2004 with 46 years seniority. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. Rich enjoyed watching tractor pulls.

Surviving are: children: Diane Palko, Brian (Michele) Palko, Mary Palko, Marc (Marsha) Palko, and Lisa Palko; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; several other relatives and many dear friends. He was also preceded in death by a daughter Sheryl in 1966, and a brother Gary in 1968.

Honoring his wishes, he is to be cremated. Inurnment in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery will take place at a later date. No services are planned at this time. Contributions in his memory may be made to the family. You may light a memorial candle or share a memory at 

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