Born: 21 Dec 1924
Died: 20 Jun 2013
At the age of: 88
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Mary Udeta Gardiner, 88, of Salt Lake City, Utah, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at her home.
She was born Dec. 21, 1924, in Peterson, Utah, the daughter of Frederick and Hope Hulet Gardiner. She was raised in Malta, Idaho. In 1947, she graduated from the cadet nursing program and worked for several years as a nurse in Salt Lake City and in California. She served a mission for the LDS Church in the New England States Mission. She worked in the medical office of Dr. Floyd Cannon until retirement and was then the primary caregiver for her mother in her last years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, James H. Gardiner and Robert Gardiner; and two sisters, Dawn Gardiner James and Margaret Gardiner Ottley. She is survived by two brothers, Golden Gardiner of Malta, Idaho, and Frank (Lillian) Gardiner of Provo, Utah; one sister, Gloria (Dean) Ottley of Quincy, Wash.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Valley Vu Cemetery in Malta, Idaho, with Bishop Jeff Johnson officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Rasmussen Funeral Home of Burley, Idaho.