Friday, November 2, 2012

Helen Lucille Gardiner Eldredge 1918 - 2002

Helen Lucille Gardiner Eldredge died February 7, 2002 of natural causes in Salt Lake City. She was born January 7, 1918 in Salt Lake City to Lester Raymond and Sarah Lucille Kener Gardiner. She married John Nicholson Eldredge, May 27, 1939 in Salt Lake. They were sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple June 19, 1942. She is survived by her devoted husband, John; daughter Susan Ottinger (Gordon Michael) Hayesville, North Carolina; son David Gardiner Eldredge (Bryan) Salt Lake; daughter-in-law Johnette Pugh (Jeff) Salt Lake; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; sister Gloria Gurr (Kenyon) of St. George and brother Lester Raymond Gardiner, Jr. (Janet). Preceded in death by son John Nicholson Eldredge, Jr. Helen's greatest joy was her family. The family wishes to thank Dr. Sarah Goodlin for her dedicated care and the staff at Brighton Gardens for their kindness and attentiveness. Graveside services and burial will be on Tuesday, February 12, at 11 a.m. at the Salt Lake City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions to the Alzheimer's Association.