|Birth: ||Aug. 18, 1903|
|Death: ||Nov. 18, 1982|
ALVIN GARDINER SERVICE HELD
Alvin Gardiner, 79, of Vernal, died in the Ashley Valley Medical Center Nov. 18, 1982.
Born Aug. 18, 1903 in Vernal to Arthur Edward and Elizabeth Hullinger Gardiner. He married Nellie Karren May 12, 1925 in Vernal. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, May 12, 1950.
He was a rancher, member of the Ashley 1st Ward, counselor of Bishop, served as Bishop in the Ashley Ward for seven years, High Priest group leader, MIA president, Welfare Regional Director and former president of the Rock Point Canal Company.
Survivors are his wife of Vernal; three daughters, Mrs. Lewis (Elaine) Freestone, Mrs. Jack (Ileen) Chivers, Mrs. James (Jackie) Jenkins, all of Vernal; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, bothers and sisters, Carl, Dick, Melvin, Mrs. Georgia Goodrich, Mrs. Lyle (Ruby) Slaugh, all of Vernal and Mrs. Blanch Berg of Beaverton, Oregon.
Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 22, in the Ashley 1st Ward Chapel. Bishop H. D. Kidd conducted. The prayer at the mortuary was offered by Glen McConkie. "How Great Thou Art" was sung by Dorothy Peltier and Daun White. Jim Jenkins gave the invocation. Bishop Kidd gave the obituary. Max Haslem spoke. Dorothy Peltier and Daun White sang "Beyond the Sunset." Wallace Anderson spoke. "Going Home" was sung by Verdin Goodrich and Terry Anderson. The closing prayer was by Jack Chivers.
Burial was in the Vernal Memorial Park Cemetery. Wayne Beeson dedicated the grave.
Pallbearers were Dave Chivers, Wayne Jenkins, Jeff Davis, Udel Gardiner, Deloy Gardiner and Wayne Gardiner. Honorary pallbearers were Lee Jenkins, Duane Eaton, Scott Harrison, James Kimball, Glen McConkie, Wayne Beeson, John Davies and members of the Maeser Stake High Priests Quorum.
-Vernal Express, Nov. 24, 1982, transcribed by Rhonda Holton
Relatives: Gardiner, Elizabeth Hullinger (Mother)
Gardiner, Arthur Edward (Father)
Karren, Nellie Roseland (Spouse)
Arthur Edward Gardiner (1860 - 1929)
Julia Elizabeth Hullinger Gardiner (1873 - 1937)
Nellie Roseland Karren Gardiner (1902 - 2001)*
Vernal Memorial Park
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Dec 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63319656
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