Vera G. Gardner of Decatur died Friday, June 10, 2016, in Fairhaven Christian Home.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Harvest Christian Center. Visitation will be 10:00
am to 11:00 am. Wednesday in the Church. Burial will be in Macon County Memorial Park. Memorial
Contributions would be appreciated to Harvest Christian Center. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service and Care is in
charge of the arrangements.
Vera was born June 20, 1918 in Argenta, Illinois. Vera was the daughter of Julius and Jennie Rettke. They were
leaders of the Lost Coin Mission. She married Homer Gardner in 1935 and he preceded her in death in 1980.
Surviving are grandson Richard Gardner (Hillary) and Granddaughter Lisa (Scott) Babb, daughter-in-law Agnes
Gardner; sister-in-law Genevieve Rettke; step grand children Jeff, Jody, and Jay; several great grandchildren and
step great grandchildren.
Vera was preceded in death by her parents, husband Homer and sons, Homer, Jr. and Richard Gardner.