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Irene Emelia Gardam

September 2, 1923 February 4, 2019
Irene Emelia Gardam
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Obituary for Irene Emelia Gardam

Irene Emilia (Ursel) Gardam, age 95, died February 4, 2019 at her home. She was born September 2, 1923 in Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada into a farming family. Irene married Clive Gardam after World War II and they ultimately located in Toledo to establish their family. She enjoyed good health up until the last few months of her life.
In addition to her devotion to family, Irene was an accomplished quilter, talented seamstress, and award winning flower arranger through membership in the Canterbury Garden Club. She was a passionate member of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church for more than 60 years and helped to write its history. Irene and Clive enjoyed traveling and camping through Europe, Canada and the United States on cruises and in their RVs.
Irene was preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, Clive M. Gardam. She is survived by her children, Kent (Sandy) Gardam and Kyle (Bill) Meidt; grandchildren, Megan, Shannon (Ian) Smith, Kelsie, Brittney White and Nichole (Steven) Shuler; and great grandchildren, Nolan and Madoc Smith, and T.J. Anapple.
A celebration of life will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 30, 2019 at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 5240 Talmadge Rd., Toledo.
Memorial contributions in Irene's name are suggested to the church.

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11:00 AM 3/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Matthew's Episcopal Church

5240 Talmadge Rd.
Toledo, OH 43623

St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
5240 Talmadge Rd. Toledo 43623 OH
United States

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St. Matthew's Episcopal Church

5240 Talmadge Rd.
Toledo, OH 43623

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