|Birth: ||1936, USA|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 2012|
Gardner, Nelson Joseph
Age 76. At rest Monday, December 17, 2012 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center, with his family by his side. Retired from Mobil Oil Refinery in Elwood, IL in 1995.
Nelson is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Norma "Jean" (nee Wonnell); loving father of Sue (David) Beallis and Sharon (Howard Hertzberg) Gardner; grandfather of David Jr. (Heidi) Beallis, Daniel (Tracy) Beallis, Noe Buss, and Katelyn Gardner; great-grandfather of Alyssa, Colin, Haylee, Damien, Mia and David; his siblings, Frank Gardner, Madelyn Schauer, and Ethel Bly.
Preceded in death by his son, David Gardner; his parents, William and Mildred (nee Nelson) Gardner; one brother, Edward Gardner.
Funeral Services for Nelson J. Gardner will be Friday, December 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home chapel. Interment Manhattan Center Cemetery in Manhattan, IL.
Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m. at: FRED C. DAMES FUNERAL HOME Black at Essington Rd., Joliet
Manhattan Center Cemetery
Created by: Gene L.
Record added: Dec 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102292005
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My Dear Uncle Hum....you'll never know how much we loved you...your voice, your laughter, your teddy bearish insides and gruffness outside....your infinite practicality and ability to do absolutely anything you put your mind to....love, Your Neice, Peggy|
Added: Dec. 20, 2012