Richard Kenneth Gardner

May 4, 1945 ~ September 5, 2021 (age 76)


Born May 4th, 1945 and died at the age of 76 on September 5th, 2021. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Mildred Gardner. 

Richard is survived by his wife, Nancy (Hatcher) of 55 years; sons, Brian (Rae Ann) and Cory (Heather); daughter, Kara (Scott) Carter; sisters, Sandie (Jim) Zaranti and Barb (Dick) Morrison; brother, Neil;  grandchildren, Caitlin, Caelee, Chyann, Amelia, Lila, Isabella, Ayamie;  great-grandchildren, Lilianna and Carter; many other family members and friends.

Funeral service at 11:00AM on Friday, September 17, 2021 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 1326-4th St NW, Elk River, with visitation one hour before service.  Visitation also in Thursday, September 16, from 4:00-7:00PM at Dare’s Funeral Home, 805 Main St NW, Elk River.

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September 16, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dare's Funeral & Cremation Services
805 Main Street NW
Elk River, Minnesota 55330

September 17, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (Elk River)

Funeral Service
September 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (Elk River)

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