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Nancy B. Gardner

February 25, 1946 — February 4, 2024

Van Wert, Ohio

Nancy B. Gardner, 77, of Van Wert, passed away on Sunday morning, February 4, 2024, at her residence. She was born February 25, 1946, in Van Wert, to Emmett L. and Mabel M. (Schul) Block. On September 11, 1965, she married George Sanford "Sandy" Gardner, he preceded her in death on August 30, 1988.

She retired as the owner/operator of Gardner's Country Kitchen in Van Wert.

Nancy was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Van Wert, and the Van Wert County Farm Bureau.

She treasured her time spent with family and friends, especially her grandchildren.

Nancy is survived by her sons, Keith (Mitzi) Gardner of Decatur, Indiana and Tony (Patty) Gardner of New Haven, Indiana; a step-son, George "Brett" (Marty) Gardner of Van Wert; 5 grandchildren, Austin, Nolan (Marguerite), Brandon, Madelyn and George Gardner; a great grandchild, Niccolo Gardner; and step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sandy; her parents, Emmett and Mabel; and sisters, Margaret Price and Dorothy Welch.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, February, 10, 2024, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Van Wert, with Rev. Will Haggis, officiating. Burial will be held at 1:00PM, on Saturday, at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.

Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00AM, on Saturday, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials may be directed to St. Mark's Lutheran Church or to Community Health Professionals- Hospice.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.alspachgearhart.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S. Washington St, Van Wert, Ohio.


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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, February 10, 2024

9:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Mark's Lutheran Church

160 W Sycamore St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Memorial Service

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Mark's Lutheran Church

160 W Sycamore St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Interment

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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