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Carolyn Jean Gardner

July 2, 1933 January 17, 2019
Carolyn Jean Gardner
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Obituary for Carolyn Jean Gardner

Carolyn Jean Gardner
Of Arlington Heights

Carolyn Jean "Cacky" Gardner was born on July 2, 1933, age 85, she passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Lutheran Home & Services, Arlington Heights after a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease.

Cacky was the beloved wife of John Gardner; mother of Rick (Cade) Fields-Gardner, and Nancy (Bruce) Bermann; and grandmother of Karl, Hans and Max Bermann.

Cacky worked as am elementary school teacher as well as a junior high math teacher in Arlington Heights. She adored tennis, golf, and bridge, and shared those interests with her husband. Her sense of humor brightened the lives of all she touched. She instilled her musical and sports interests upon her son, daughter, and grandchildren.

Her family will receive guests from 9:00 an until 12:00 pm, Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Height Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois.

The Gardner Family thanks the staff at Lutheran Home and Services for their loving care.

Cacky, Mom or Nana, we will always love and hold you close in our hearts.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to: Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Chicago, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr Suite 800, Chicago, IL, 60631

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at or (847) 253-0168.

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Memorial Visitation




9:00 AM 1/26/2019 9:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/26/2019 12:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 North Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 North Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association of Greater Chicago

8430 W. Bryn Mawr
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60631

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