In Memory

Karen Gardner (Mortensen)

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07/22/13 02:19 PM #1    

Geraldine Williams (Lawrence)

Our loving daughter, sister, and friend, Karen GardnerMortensen, 57, passed away on April 2, 2008 in Spanish Fork, Utah from complications of a brain tumor. She was born on July 23, 1950 to Keith and Hazel Smith Gardner in Provo, Utah. Karen attended schools in Spanish Fork and graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 1968. She married Neil Mortensenand later divorced.

Karen loved crafts and enjoyed tole painting, needlework, and quilting. She loved dogs and kids, and kids loved her in return. She was employed by Nestle's USA for the past seven years and also worked for B & D Medical, and Bayly's for many years. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her parents, Keith and Hazel Gardner; a brother, David (Maralee)Gardner, of Provo; her twin sister, Sharon Gardner; and sister, Patricia Gardner. She is also survived by many extended family members who loved her greatly, Scott Gardner; Emily (David) Harrison; Anne Gardner; Christian Gardner; ElizabethGardner, and grand-nephews, Henry and James Harrison; and Shilo. Karen was preceded in death by her grandparents, Eugene T. and Blanche Gardner; and Fay and Elsie Smith; three uncles; an aunt; and one cousin.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Walker Mortuary, 187 South Main Street, Spanish Fork. Family and friends may call on Friday, April 4, 2008 from 6-8 p.m. at the mortuary, or on Saturday from 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Spanish Fork City Cemetery.

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