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Geraldine (Gigi) Marie Gardner

October 8, 1973 ~ May 1, 2017 (age 43)

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Celebration of Life Gathering
May 6, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jessen Funeral Home - Whiteland Chapel
729 U.S. Hwy 31
Whiteland, IN 46184

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Geraldine (Gigi) Marie Gardner,43, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2017, in Edinburg. She was born on October 8, 1973 in Beech Grove, Indiana, to Earl and Karen (Van Sickle) Gardner.

She was employed at Ryobi Die Casting, Inc. in Shelbyville. Whether you called her Gigi or Marie, you knew that she loved you, if you were in her inner circle. She loved her two daughters and two granddaughters. Marie enjoyed the outdoors, reality television, and spending time with her dog, Oscar and her cat, Spot. Recently, her favorite pastime was attending her youngest daughter’s gymnastics meets.

Marie is survived by her partner, of 11 years, Kevin Rice of Edingburgh; two daughters, Tabby Dunagan of Shelbyville and Ella Rice of Edinburgh; two granddaughters, Brylee and Brynity Dunagan; her father, Earl Gardner Jr. Greenwood; a sister, Angela Mishler; and a brother, William (Michele) Gardner; a nephew, Alex Mishler; and three nieces, Ashley (Gary) Craft, Holly (Lee Long) Gardner, and Megan (Matt Shields) Gardner.

Geraldine was preceded in death by her grandparents, Earl and Violet Van Sickle, and Earl and Marie Gardner Sr. and her mother, Karen (Van Sickle) Gardner.

 The family will be hosting a Celebration of Life Gathering from 4:00p.m.-6:00p.m. on Saturday, May 6th, at Jessen Funeral Home, 729 N. U.S. Hwy. 31 Whiteland, In. 46184.