Obituary Condolences

Brent Reed Gardner 1927 ~ 2010 Brent Reed Gardner, 82, passed away on January 29, 2010 at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah of an apparent heart attack.He was born in Salem, Utah to Anna Marie Abildskov and Frank Lynn Gardner on November 1, 1927. He spent his youth in Salem, Utah farming with his father and was educated in Salem, graduating from Spanish Fork High School. Married Heidi Eckardt on June 10, 1955, later solemnized in the Los Angeles Temple. Brent was an accountant by profession. He served as a High Priest in the LDS Church and had many callings. He loved digitizing for the Genealogy Department of the LDS Church. Brent is survived by wife, Heidi and their three children: Brenda Hutchinson, Atlanta, Georgia; Robyn Mendenhall (Michael) Salt Lake City, Utah; Nelson Gardner (Chrissy), Peoria, Arizona; eight grandchildren and his sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Richard Watkins. Preceded in death by his infant son, Brent R. Gardner, Jr., his parents and brother, Russell F. Gardner. A service will be held in his honor on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010 at Larkin Mortuary, 2350 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Perpetual Education Fund of the LDS Church.

Published in Deseret News from Feb. 4 to Feb. 5, 2010
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