Dennis Gardner

October 4, 1947 - November 25, 2011


Visitation: Visitation will be Monday from 2-8 p.m., with family present from 6-8 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Service: Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 29 at Grand Valley Lutheran Church with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Dennis Gardner, age 64, lost his life in a farming accident Friday, November 25, 2011 in Beloit, IA.  Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 29 at Grand Valley Lutheran Church with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery.  Visitation will be Monday from 2-8 p.m., with family present from 6-8 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. 
 Dennis LeRoy Gardner was born to Merril & Esther (Miller) Gardner on October 4, 1947 in Canton, SD.  He graduated from Canton High School.  He attended SDSU for 2 ½ years.
 Dennis enjoyed farming and raising horses with his sons.  He was a member of the Canton Optimist Club.  He was united in marriage to Susan Robish in 1967.  Out of this marriage he had three children-Michelle, Daniel, and David.  He was divorced in 1995. 
 He is survived by a special friend, Barb Elcock; daughter, Michelle (Jaysun Younger) Gardner, Sioux Falls, SD; sons, Daniel Gardner, Beloit, IA and David (Elycia) Gardner, Canton, SD; many grandchildren, and numerous other family and friends. 
 He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Makayla. 
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