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June 29, 2018 Gayle Garner
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Gayle Garner, 75, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at her daughter’s home in rural Kalona. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2018, at Kalona Mennonite Church in Kalona. Dr. Pat Fiordelise and Rev. Scott Swartzendruber will officiate. Burial will be in the Sharon Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. A memorial fund has been established for the Kalona Mennonite Alms Fund.

Gayle Garner was born March 3, 1943, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Robert and Gladys (Modlin) Lassiter. She graduated from high school and college and received her LPN. On Feb. 8, 1964, Gayle was united in marriage to Richard “RB” Garner in Mt. Harmony, Md. Gayle worked as a private nurse for many years. They moved to Kalona in 1998 where Gayle worked at Pleasantview Home for five years. She attended the Kalona Mennonite Church and Prairie Flower Baptist Church.

Gayle is survived by a daughter: Beth (Bill) Fiordelise of Kalona; seven grandchildren: Brittany (Tim) Campbell of Rogers, Ark., Nicole Murray of Louisville, Ky., Chase (Sara) Murray of Kalona, Jordan Murray of Kalona, Mary Jo (Ethan) Jimenez of Lynchburg, Va,, Carrie (Michael) Aldeman of Davenport, Ben (fiancé Kylee) Fiordelise of Lynchburg, Va.; two great-grandchildren: Kendallynn and Jonathan Campbell; and two brothers: Dean (Nina) Lassiter of Fairbury, Ill., and Pete (Marie) Clark of Brooksville, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: RB Garner; and daughter and son-in-law: Julie and Mick Murray.

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