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Edith Gaard

December 24, 1928 - August 8, 2017

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 Tuesday August 22, 2017 in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Algonac, 1623 Washington St. Algonac, MI. 48001

Edith Gaard age 88 of Algonac, MI. died August 8, 2017 in the Medilodge of St. Clair. She was born December 24, 1928 in Lake Park, MN. She married Norton J. Gaard on May 29, 1946 in Detroit Lakes, MN. he died August 30, 2010.

Edith worked for Stringers Restaurant, Chris Craft Corp., and Ford Motor Co. She retired from the Ford Motor Co. Norton and Edith were lifelong members of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Algonac, where Edith taught Sunday School and generously and willingly served the youth groups with not only her time but baking for many of their events.

Mrs. Gaard is survived by her siblings Ronald Carlson, Myrtle Lowater, Irene Edstrom, Evelyn Hanson, Janice Weedon, Marlene Riewer, Charlene Von Ruden, Esther Koenig, and Susan Williams, dear friend and guardian Dave Sampson, numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son Tim.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 Tuesday August 22, 2017 in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Algonac, 1623 Washington St. Algonac, MI. 48001. Arrangements by the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac.