|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1860|
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 1929|
Arthur E. Gardiner
Arthur E. Gardiner Passes Away After Lingering Illness of Several Months.
After a lingering illness of seven months the community was greatly saddened last week by the death of Arthur E. Gardiner of Naples, who passed from this life December 15, after months of intense suffering. The deceased had been ill for the past summer and fall with heart trouble and for the last four and one-half months he has been confined to his home.
Funeral services were held in the Naples Ward Chapel, December 19, at one o'clock p.m. The chapel was filled with sorrowing relatives and friends. The floral offerings were profuse showing great love and esteem for the departed.
The music was furnished by a double mixed quartet and the speakers were Jacob W. Olsen, Ed Watkins Sr., President Ernest Eaton, Lavell Manwaring. The grave in the Vernal Cemetery was dedicated by John N. Davis.
Arthur Edward Gardiner was born in Chalford, Gloucestershire, England, December 1, 1861, the son of William and Lydia Roberts Gardiner. He and his two sisters, Anna and Emily left Liverpool, England July 2, 1873 for America in company with Anna Watts who became the wife of Jos. H. Gardiner.
They arrived in Salt Lake City July 24, 1873. He lived with his brother John at Pleasant Grove for about ten years. From Pleasant Grove he came to Vernal and made his home with his half-sister, Mrs. William Hodgkinson. Mr. Gardiner was an active worker in the LDS church until his hearing became affected.
He served as mutual president, Superintendent of Sunday School. Secretary of the Elders Quorum and also chairman of the building committee of the Naples Ward Chapel.
In 1897, he married Elizabeth Hullinger Hughes in the Salt Lake Temple. Mrs. Gardiner had two children by her former husband. Mrs. William Murray and Mrs. Blanche Goodrich, whom he reared as his own children.
To this happy union were born twelve children, ten of whom are living, two having preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife and the following children, Mrs. William Murray, Mrs. Birchell Goodrich, of Vernal; Arthur E. Gardiner Jr., of Salt Lake City; Carl, Alvin, Mrs. Harold Williams, Frances, Raymond, Melvin, Clyde, Ruby and Blanche, all of Vernal. Also twenty-one grandchilden.
-Vernal Express, December 26, 1929 (death certificate says he died September but then in parentheses corrected the mistake and put December)
Arthur Edward Gardiner was the son of Lydia Roberts and William Edward Gardiner.
Arthur married widow, Julia Elizabeth Hulliger Hughes December 16, 1897 in Vernal, Utah.
Children not listed below: Mrs. Birchell Goodrich,
Julia Elizabeth Hullinger Gardiner (1873 - 1937)
Frank Everett Gardiner (1900 - 1917)*
Carl Gardiner (1902 - 2002)*
Alvin Gardiner (1903 - 1982)*
Evelyn Gardiner Williams (1905 - 1977)*
Raymond Gardiner (1908 - 1981)*
Clyde Woodrow Gardiner (1913 - 1982)*
Ruby Gardiner Slaugh (1915 - 1995)*
Lydia Blanche Gardiner Berg (1916 - 2009)*
Vernal Memorial Park
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Jul 29, 2007
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