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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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- 10:15:40, Oct 22nd 2014 - wow - Wow! How are we here voting on this again?! Rusfords motto after the flood was ... [Read More]
- 10:08:54, Oct 22nd 2014 - Also an RP Fan - Peterson too. Let's all combine as one city. We could learn a gr ... [Read More]
- 9:18:55, Oct 22nd 2014 - R-P fan - This referendum thing has divided the community. Let's change the subject. ... [Read More]
- 9:25:16, Oct 22nd 2014 - StopTheDeceptionJon - " IT HAS NEVER BEEN STATED THAT THIS AID WOULD BE APPLIED FOR A ... [Read More]
- 7:17:10, Oct 22nd 2014 - Mayo grad - But FC could not beat Mayo. Gooooo Mayo! ... [Read More]
- 11:07:16, Oct 21st 2014 - fairy tales can come true - In a December 14th, 2012 letter to the editor in the Fil ... [Read More]
- 11:06:26, Oct 21st 2014 - fairy tales can come true - In a December 14th, 2012 letter to the editor in the Fil ... [Read More]
- 9:51:26, Oct 21st 2014 - Anti-conspiracy - #5. RP schools has passed every audit with flying colors. #6. ... [Read More]
- 4:43:44, Oct 21st 2014 - omg - Maybe the several individuals that CAN afford and WANT the new school, should j ... [Read More]
- 2:54:11, Oct 21st 2014 - Vote NO - I don't understand the rationale behind spending $38M on a school for a dis ... [Read More]
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.