Posted: July 26th, 2016

obit Gardner
1923 ~ 2016

Mrs. Florence Gardner (nee Schielke) beloved wife of the late Kenneth Gardner, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Friday, July 22, 2016, at the age of 93 years. Florence is survived by one sister, Isabel Ehlert; sister-in-law, Marie Schielke; son, Brian (Pam Bouman) of Medicine Hat; daughter, Joy (Randy) Walker of Cranbrook, B.C.; three grandchildren, Jennifer Gardner (Aaron Rodatz), Josh Gardner (Nicole) and Christina Walker; four great- grandchildren; Emerson, Beckett, Whitley and Asher. Florence was predeceased by her parents, Dan and Paulina Schielke; husband, Ken (1984); brothers, Oscar (Muriel), Ernest (Louise), Edgar (Verna), Arnold (Betty), Allen (Marie), Elmer (Mildred) and sister, Ester Black (Ernest). Ken and Florence managed and then became the owners Green’s Shoes, a very successful downtown retail store, until the late 90’s. Florence was very proud to show off the latest shoe styles through various fashion shows with other downtown businesses and community groups. Florence loved her grandchildren and she always welcomed an after school visit to Gram’s which was very common. Family was most important to her and she loved hosting Sunday dinners. Florence was a proud woman who was always open, honest, gracious and kind. The Funeral Service will be celebrated at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. A Private family interment will take place prior to the funeral service. If friends so desire, memorial donations in Florence’s name may be made directly to C.N.I.B., #102, 520 – 2 Street S.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 0C6 or to St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice, 156 – 3 Street N.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 5M1. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

One Condolence for “FLORENCE GARDNER”

  1. Angela Boschee (Le Blanc) says:

    Thinking of you and your families Brian, Jen, and Josh during this difficult time. My sincerest condolences.

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