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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 4:25:14, Apr 18th 2014 - SignRancher - I can't wait to check it out ! My daughter, who lives in Rushford, can' ... [Read More]
- 10:55:36, Apr 3rd 2014 - Attendee - I do think the meeting went well in terms of sharing information. But also ... [Read More]
- 11:56:59, Apr 2nd 2014 - svtaxpayer - Start the meeting with the same old rehash about how great college class ... [Read More]
- 11:30:55, Mar 28th 2014 - RoryKramer - I couldn't have said it any better. My family has shopped at Willie's f ... [Read More]
- 8:44:51, Mar 26th 2014 - Gunnar Berg - Would that be Henrik's lessor known younger brother "Al"? ... [Read More]
- 1:21:46, Mar 23rd 2014 - REDHORSE51 - EXCELLENT COMMENTARY ON BULLYING, HOWEVER THE AUTHOR STILL SUPPORTS THE ... [Read More]
- 6:23:24, Mar 17th 2014 - about time - About time they start giving tickets to people who park where it days no ... [Read More]
- 5:51:04, Mar 17th 2014 - what? - I guess it depends who you are in this town. I called and talked to the city ... [Read More]
- 4:03:17, Mar 14th 2014 - - Looking for his mom and found this. Randy you will be greatly missed. I loved all ... [Read More]
- 10:21:04, Mar 14th 2014 - Doc - So many winners. ... [Read More]
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Fri, Aug 30th, 2013
Posted in All Obituaries
Posted in All Obituaries
Wendell A. Gardner, age 83, of Rochester, Minn. a retired U.S. Post Office supervisor, died Saturday, August 24, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
Wendell Allen Gardner was born June 18, 1930 in Webster City, Iowa to George L. and Anne E. (Kirchner) Gardner. He graduated from Webster City High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1948, served in Korea during the Korean War, and was discharged in 1952 with the rank of Sergeant. He returned to Webster City after the service, and moved to Rochester in 1955 where he worked for St. Mary’s Hospital.
On Nov. 30, 1957 he married Mary Jane Kluzik in Winona, Minn. Wendell worked for the U.S. Post Office in Rochester for 32 years, retiring in 1985 as a supervisor. He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. Wendell enjoyed golf and horses, and was an avid Twins and Vikings fan.
Survivors include his wife Mary Jane of Rochester; daughters Teresa (Patrick) Halsey, and Barbara Gardner, both of Rochester; his son Michael (Linda) Gardner of Dallas, Texas; three grandchildren; his sister Virginia (Bill) Sowle of Barryton, Mich.; and his brother David (Rebecka) Kepler of Webster City. He was preceded in death by his parents and step father.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Mahn Family Funeral Home – Rochester Chapel with Rev. Paul E. Nelson of St. Pius X Catholic Church officiating. Inurnment will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens Columbarium with military honors by the Wm. T. McCoy Post #92 of the American Legion.