Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
November 6, 2007
George D. Gardner, 79, Boggstown died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, Beech Grove.
Born April 14, 1928, in Rush County, he was the son of  O.I. and  Mary A. (Krammes) Gardner.
Married  Helen H. Holton  on Aug. 12, 1950, she survives.
Other survivors:  son, Kenneth D. (wife, Ann) Gardner of Boggstown; daughter,  Gaye(husband, Larry) Mullins of Alpine, Tenn.; brother,  Fred Gardner  of Shelbyville; sister,  Thelma Swain  of Cumberland; and grandchildren,  Donald W. Garver of Shelbyville, and  Michael T. Gardner  and  Michele L. Gardner, both of Boggstown.
Preceded in death by his parents; brothers,  Eugene Gardner  and  Maurice Gardner; and sister, Maxine Rinaldi.
Lived in Shelby County since 1935.
Farmer and private pilot.
Graduated from Moral Township High School in 1946.
Member of Boggstown Presbyterian Church and Joseph Boggs Historical Society for Preservation inBoggstown.
Services:  Boggstown Cemetery in Boggstown.
Freeman Family Funeral Homes, 819 S. Harrison St.
Contributions may be made to Boggstown Cemetery Association, 6296 W. 400N, Fairland, IN 46126; Boggstown Presbyterian Church, 2488 N. Sand Creek Road, Boggstown, IN 46110; or Joseph Boggs Society for Historical Preservation, Post Office Box 72, Boggstown, IN 46110.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, October 28, 2003
Eugene I. Gardner, 89, of Rushville, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003.
Born March 10, 1914, in Rush County, he was the son of  Ornie I. and  Mary A. (Krammes) Gardner.  He married  Anna M. McClarnon  on April 14, 1940, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 20, 1996.
Survivors include one son, J. B. (wife, Shelly) Gardner of Arlington; two brothers, George Gardner of Boggstown and  Fred Gardner  of Shelby County; one sister, Thelma Swain  of Cumberland; and two grandchildren, Erica Gardner  and  Bryce Gardner.
He also was preceded in death by one son, Dean Gardner; one brother, Maurice Gardner; and one sister, Maxine Rinaldi.
Lifelong Rush County resident.
Graduated in 1932 from Manilla High School.
U.S. Army Air Corp. veteran of World War II.
Member of Knightstown Friends Church and Carthage Masonic Lodge.
Moster & Cox Mortuary, 334 N. Main St. in Rushville.
Rev. Gene E. Lewis officiating.
Burial will be in Arlington East Hill Cemetery in Arlington.
Memorial contributions to Knightstown Friends Church, 214 E. Brown St., Knightstown, IN 46148; or Parkinsonís Awareness of Central Indiana, 4755 Kingsway Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46205.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, April 7, 2003
Dean Gardner
          Dean Gardner,  78, of Indianapolis, died Friday, April 4, 2003.  He was born June 23, 1924, in Tunnelton.  He married  Florence Budzynowski  on Feb. 7, 1948, and she survives.  Other survivors include two sons,  Thomas Gardner  and  Robert Gardner;  two sisters,  Margaret Hubbard  and  Gretchen Ganstine;  seven grandchildren; 15 nieces and nephews; and 17 great-nieces and nephews  He was preceded in death by one daughter,  Linda Crafton,  and three brothers,  Leon Gardner,  Herberts Gardner  and  Larry Gardner.
          Mr. Gardner had been a teacher and coach in Boggstown, principal in St. Paul, superintendent in Rush County and counselor in Greenfield.  He retired in 1986 after 35 years in education.  He graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor's degree and Butler University, with a master's degree in advanced studies.  Mr. Gardner was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.  He recived the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
          Funeral services were today at Keystone Christian Church.  Entombment was in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Fishers.  Leppert & Hensley Mortuary, Nora Chapel, handled the arrangements.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
(Shelbyville, IN)
Saturday, April 12, 1958
Local Resident, 75, Dies at Rest Home
Mrs. Edith Gardner, 75.  Interment Forest Hill cemetery.
Born in this city January 17, 1883, d/o  William J.  and  Mary L. (Fairbanks) Grover.  July 22, 1908, married to  Samuel S. Gardner, former city street commissioner and county road superintendent; he preceded in death March 30, 1945.
Member of the First Christian Church and McQuiddy Rebekah Lodge.  Only survivors are sister-in-law, Mrs. Louis H. Grover  of Marion township, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Submitted by Rochelle Riordan, 1906 E. Sharon Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85022.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
(Shelbyville, IN)
Saturday, March 31, 1945
"Samuel S. Gardner Ill for Several Weeks
          "Samuel S. Gardner, 73, former city street commissioner, died at his home, 52 west Hendricks St., at 1:15 p.m. Friday after an illness of several weeks.
          "The son of  Elias and Eliza Stewart Gardner, he was born near Manilla in Rush county May 19, 1871.  Mr. Gardner had resided in Shelbyville for the past thirty-six years.  He was a member of the First Christian Church.
          "His marriage to  Adelia Parker took place in 1894.  Her death occurred forty-four years ago.  In 1908 he was married to  Edith Grover, of VanBuren township.  He was formerly trustee of Union township and also county highway superintendent.
          "Surviving are the widow; three sisters, Mrs. Alta Enos, Gwynneville, Mrs. Lotta Rushton, Indianapolis, and  Mrs. Frona Mahley, Albany, N.Y.  A son, Raymond L. Gardner, died in 1929 and another child died in infancy.
          "Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Loren H. Murphy funeral home with the Rev. Ernest L. Ford officiating.  Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3:00 p.m. today."
Submitted by Rochelle Riordan,  1906 E. Sharon Dr,  Phoenix, AZ 85022

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