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George Eugene Gardiner
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1937
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 31, 2012
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA

PEKIN, IL - George Eugene Gardiner, 75 of Pekin, passed away at 12:10 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2012 at his home.

Born February 3, 1937 in Pekin to James and Ethlyn (Shaw) Gardiner, he married Diane Ball on January 9, 1957 in Brookville, Indiana.

Surviving are his wife; three sons, Kenneth and Bradley (Colleen) Gardiner, both of Pekin, and Scott Gardiner of Phoenix, Arizona; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, William Gardiner of Pekin; and two sisters, Doris DeVault and Donna Hoehn, both of Pekin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a great-grandson; one brother; and one sister.

George had served in the United States Air Force.

He worked for Caterpillar, Inc. for 31 years, retiring in 1994 as a painter.

A member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1869 and the William Schaefer Post #44 American Legion, both in Pekin, he was also a fan of NASCAR, the Chicago Cubs, and the the Chicago Bears.

Cremation will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Jun 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91835411
George Eugene Gardiner
Added by: Jeanette
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