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Norma Gardiner

Norma Gardiner

Norma Jean, nee Tindall, Gardiner, 84, of New Athens, IL; born on September 19, 1929 in Chester, IL; passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the New Athens Home for the Aged in New Athens, IL.

Ms. Gardiner had many occupations including being a homemaker, a beautician and she served for many years as the manager and director of the New Athens Multi-Purpose Center. She was a member of St Paul’s Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents – Reginald and Katherine, nee Layne, Tindall. and 2 sons-in-law; Alan Schaeffer and Dennis Henderson.

She is survived by her children – Carla Schaeffer of New Athens, IL; Nancy (Phil) Wahlig of New Athens, IL; Laura Gardiner of Springfield, IL; Cindy Henderson of Collinsville, IL; Ed (Tracy) Gardiner of Freeburg, IL. 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 2 brothers – Jerry (Genny) Tindall of Chester, IL; Duane (Sharon) Tindall of Polo, MO. 2 sisters – Vicki (Curt) Wagner of Freeburg, IL; Deb Reeves of New Athens, IL.

Memorials may be made to: Bethesda Lutheran Communities.1905 Montana Dr., Suite 10, Springfield, IL 62704.

Visitation: Friends may call at St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL on Friday, June 20, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Funeral: Memorial services will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Bruce Keseman officiating.

Burial: Inurnment will be held at Paradise Cemetery in Steeleville, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements

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  1. Administrator says:

    So sorry for your loss. I have a lot of great memories of Jeanie. I think they start from when you guys moved in our neighborhood until just the other day when I saw her last. She was one heck of a gal who will never be forgotten.

    Posted by: Kim Hampton Jun 13, 2014

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