LANCASTER, Wis. – Betty May Gardiner, 93, of Lancaster, Wis., formerly of Cattaraugus, died Friday (March 12, 2013), at Orchard Manor in Lancaster. Born Aug. 21, 1919, she was the wife of the late George Gardiner; daughter of the late Mark and May S. Peckham; mother of Charles (Mary) Gardiner and Jeannie (Joe) Pagett, both of Cattaraugus, and George (Pam) Gardiner of Lancaster, Wis. Mrs. Gardiner is survived by nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the St. John's United Church of Christ in Cattaraugus. She was also a member of the Otto Star Chapter #513 Order of the Eastern Star where she served in several capacities including Matron in the early 1970s. A memorial service will be held later this summer.
Published in The Salamanca Press from Apr. 3 to May 2, 2013