Dale O. Gardner – age 73 – of Waupaca, WI died on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca.
He was born in Milwaukee, WI on April 6, 1941, the son of Ernest and Lucille (Ripple) Gardner. He married Dorothy Pontzloff in Milwaukee and she preceded him in death on July 1, 2001. Dale is survived by his sons, Mark Gardner of Waupaca, and Wade Gardner of Los Angeles, CA; a grandson, Kevin Gardner of Tennessee, and a special friend and care giver, Sandy Kontos of Waupaca.
A military graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at the Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in King, WI. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca, WI assisted the family with arrangements.