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  • "I'm so very sorry to hear of the passing of Ben. Please..."
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BENJAMIN J. GARDNER, 25, of Bluffton, died on Friday, April 19, 2013, 7 a.m., in Keystone, Ind. Born Nov. 5, 1987, he was a son of Brenda (Osborn) of Bluffton and the late Dale J. Gardner. He was a 2006 graduate of Bluffton High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corp. since 2009. He enjoyed cars and had furthered his education in performance motor sports. Also surviving are his grandparents, Donald Gardner Sr. of Bluffton, Joan Sharpe of Keystone, Connie Mosure and Richared and Jean Osborn, all of Bluffton; sister, Abby (Diego) Bolanos of Keystone; brother, Lucas Gardner of Fort Wayne; nieces, Faith and Grace White, both of Keystone; and nephew, Gabriel Bolanos of Keystone. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at Goodwin, Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel, 3220 East State Road 124, Bluffton, with Dr. Bryson E. Bell officiating. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013, at the funeral home. Military rites conducted by the United States Marines. Memorials to Fisher House Foundation for Military Families or the Guillain - Barre Foundation.
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 23, 2013
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