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Evalyn Marion Gardner

The Chatfield News of Chatfield, Minnesota

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Evalyn Marion Gardner, 92, of Chat field, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chat field.

Evalyn was born June 3, 1923 in Chat field Township to David and Mary C. (Nagel) Henderson. She attended schools in the Chat field area and married Donald Gardner in 1943.

Evalyn enjoyed taking care of baby animals. She raised birds and won many fair ribbons for her plants and flower arrangements. She is was a member of Chatfield United Methodist Church and included her children and grandchildren in many of its events.

Evalyn is lovingly remembered by her children: Dallas (Sandy) Gardner, Ronald Gardner, LuAnn (Bob) Kubat, and Eva Phillips, all of Chat field. A sister, Becky Henderson, also survives. Evalyn leaves a loving legacy of 7 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

Evalyn was preceded in death by her husband Donald, parents, granddaughter Nicole, and sister Lyla.

A funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 5 at the Chat field United Methodist Church with Rev. Debra Jene Collum officiating. The committal service followed at Chat field Cemetery.

Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is assisted the family with arrangements. 507-867-4310.

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Original Publication Date: September 9, 2015

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