Palmer Gunvaldson, age 88 of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Silver Lake and Bloomington, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at his residence. A Memorial Mass will be Thursday, December 1, 2011, at 10:00 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake with lunch immediately following the Mass. Interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at 1:30 PM. Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday one hour prior to the Mass. Arrangements are with the Maresh Funeral Home of Silver Lake.