December 6, 2001
JENNIFER LYNN GARDINE
(11/14/1975 - 11/26/2001)
First Lt. Jennifer Lynn Gardine, 26, of Andrews Air Force Base, MD, passed away on November 26, 2001.
The daughter of Craig Warren Gardine and Tila Sue (Luddeke) Gardine, she was born on November 14, 1975 in Kirksville, MO.
Survivors include her son, Riley Taylor Gardine of Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland; her mother, Tila Gardine of Gonzales, TX; her father, Craig Gardine and fiancée, Shirley Gardner of Lancaster, MO; two sisters, Kristina Garrett and husband, Alan of Downing, MO and Angela Gardine of Fort Worth, TX; one niece, Shelby Garrett of Downing, MO; her grandmother, Earlene Luddeke of Cuero, TX; Chris and wife, Heather and children, Brier and Jacob Gardner, Les Gardner; aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Jennifer's grandparents, Lt. Colonel John Luddeke, Warren and Charlotte Gardine and one uncle, Gary Gardine, preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Lancaster Christian Church in Lancaster, MO; a graduate of Schuyler R-I School with the graduating class of 1994. She also graduated from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. She was a First Lt. Working as an agent in the Office of Special Investigations in the Air Force.
Funeral services were held December 4, 2001 at the Lancaster Christian Church in Lancaster, MO with Brent Fleshman officiating. Jeanne Harding and Schelle Cooley provided music. Pallbearers were Alan Garrett, Eric King, Mike Hart, David Gardine, Tyler Gardine, Chris Gardner, Les Gardner, and Brian Vincent. Burial was in the Hillside Cemetery in Cuero, TX. Memorials have been established for Jennifer and Riley Gardine. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, MO.