|Birth: ||Mar. 8, 1879|
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 1948|
Her obituary in the Leavenworth Times reads: Alice Gardiner, In Long Illness, Taken in Death -- End late yesterday after a deep coma, the services are Thursday -- Mrs. Alice B. Gardiner, 69, wife of J.E. Gardiner, 1131 Olive Street, died about 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon after an extended illness. She was received at St. John's Hospital last November 11, suffering of complications. For several weeks her condition had deteriorated and on Saturday a severe turn for the worse developed. For two days she had been in a deep coma.
Born at Oskaloosa, Kansas, March 8, 1879, Mrs. Gardiner was a daughter of Judge Marshall Gephart and Mrs. Louise Gephart. Her marriage to Mr. Gardiner was at Oskaloosa on December 26, 1904. for 35 years her home had been Leavenworth.
Of a quiet and retiring disposition her life had centered about her home and those of her family The was years brought to the grief and fears of all mothers with sons in service. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and of the Order of the Eastern Star, both of Oskaloosa.
Other than her husband, Mrs. Gardiner is survived by three sons, Commander Joseph M. Gardiner, Naval Operations Office, Washinton, DC; Fred M. Gardiner, Public Roads Administration, Denver, Colorado, and Marshall Gardiner of the Times staff; a brother, Dr. Frank C. Gephart, New York City; a sister, Mrs. Helen Pearson, 420 South Broadway; a nephew, Charles G. Pearson of the Kansas University faculty, and three grandchildren. A daughter, Mary Louise, died in 1930.
The body has been placed in the care of the Davis Funeral Church, where services will be held Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock. The Rev. Dirk H. Middents of the First Presbyterian Church here will officiate. Burial will be in the family lot in the Winchester Cemetery.
Joseph Emmett Gardiner (1875 - 1953)*
Created by: Char
Record added: Apr 27, 2009
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