Obituaries

Craig Gardner

November 7, 1958 - June 16, 2018

Craig  Gardner

Obituary

Craig Gardner, 59, of Belvidere, IL died peacefully on June 16, 2018 in Dubuque, Iowa.  Craig was born on November 7, 1958 in Austin, Minnesota to Patrick and Deloris Bremseth Gardner. He married the love of his life, Sue Gardner, August 26, 1978 in Capron, Illinois.

Craig graduated from North Boone High School in 1977 and worked as a set up operator in a screw manufacturing company for thirty-five years. He enjoyed fishing, music, movies, woodworking and reading. Craig was a baseball fan who loved the Cubs and the White Sox and coached his son, Matt’s youth baseball team. Most importantly, Craig loved being a grandfather.

Craig is loved and will be missed by his wife, Sue; son, Matt and daughter-in-law, Sammi Gardner; sister, Wanda and brother-in-law, Chuck Marzahl and sister, Merry and brother-in-law, Ed Crowder; Granddaughter, Skyler Rose Gardner; mother-in-law, Doris Johnson and brother-in-law, Ken Johnson; Niece and nephew Becky and Cameron Staggs.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008.  A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Burial at Belvidere Cemetery in Belvidere, Illinois. Memorials to the family to be determined and established at a later date.

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Service Schedule

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008.

Belvidere Cemetery

Burial at Belvidere Cemetery in Belvidere, Illinois.

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Fitflop UK Beads 2018-07-07T21:17:22

We had our squabbles but what siblings don’t. He could always make me laugh. He will be greatly missed but I know he’s watching over his family in between picking on his mom.

Wanda and Chuck Marzahl 2018-06-25T07:48:15

Sue, I’m so very sorry to hear of Craig’s passing. You are in my thoughts & prayers during this difficult time.

Cathryn (Nordman) Flynn 2018-06-24T19:53:15

You have our deepest sympathy for your loss. May God comfort & guide you during this time of sorrow. And may your heart be filled with peace knowing that he is with you.

Nadine & Al Monson 2018-06-23T17:26:31

So sorry for your loss-I know he will still be watching over all of you everyday-my prayers for all of you at such a sad time

linda anderson 2018-06-23T15:08:15

Deepest condolences to the Gardner family and friends for the loss of your loved one Craig. Very soon Jesus Christ will resurrect the loved ones we have lost in death back to life Acts 24:15; John 5: 28,29, right here on a brand new Paradise Earth no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5.

Sacramenta Landrum 2018-06-23T11:19:04

My condolences to the family. I worked with Craig and he always told us about his fishing trips and time with the family. He was a really nice person.

Irene Lamb 2018-06-23T09:21:34

Sorry to hear about Craig’s passing. My sincere condolences to the family.

Dennis Kuntzelman 2018-06-23T08:42:12

He was such an awesome person! I am so glad and proud to say he was my BROTHER
Will deeply be missed

Ed and Merry Crowder 2018-06-22T19:27:45

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