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Velma Gardner

Velma Gardner

Female 1920 - 2007  (86 years)

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  • Name Velma Gardner  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 29 Nov 1920  Shelley, Bingham, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Sep 2007  Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • After a long life of service, Velma Dustin died in the home of her grandson Josh & Deneece Bush of Rigby, Idaho, Tuesday, September 25, 2007, at the age of 86. Velma was born Nov. 29, 1920 in Shelley, Idaho, the daughter of Orawell and Ethel Owen Gardner, and descended from LDS pioneers who settled the valley. She grew up in a large home on S. Capital along with 8 sisters and 2 brothers, and graduated from Idaho Falls H.S. She attended on year at what was then known as Idaho State College in Pocatello. On May 23, 1941, she married Alfred W. Bush in the Salt Lake Temple, and raised a family of 4 sons, Farrell, Kenneth, Val, and Van in Ririe, Idaho where she worked as Bookkeeper for Snake River Equipment and part-time teacher for Ririe H.S. Later she served as Clerk of the Ririe School Board and Businesss Manager of the Ririe School District. After Alfred's death she married Blake Dustin of Driggs, Idaho. She served two terms as Mayor of Driggs. Following Blake's death in 2001, she moved back to Idaho Falls, where she served daily in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple and Family History Center. Throughout her life Velma faithfully served as a teacher and leader in various church callings, as well as in the community, where she was an officer in the Dauther of the Utah Pioneers, and Bookkeeper for various Senior Centers and in 2004 she served as a full-time missionary in the Salt Lake LDS Family History Department.
      She is survived by three sons and their wives, Farrell & June Bush of Lyman, ID, Kenneth & Debbie Bush of Portland, OR, Val & Judy Bush of Caldwell, ID. She was preceded in death by one son, Van D. Bush, who is survived by his wife, Larraine Barzee Linning Taylor. Velma is survived by Twenty-three grandchildren, and Forty-one Great-Grandchildren, and two Great-Great-Grandchildren.
      Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 29, 2007 at the Rigby LDS Stake Center, (258 W. 1st North, Rigby) Bishop John Schell, officiating. The family will visit with friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the Ririe Shelton Cemetery under the direction of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby.
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    Buried Ririe Shelton Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Memorial for Velma Gardner with photo and headstone
    Memorial for Velma Gardner with photo and headstone
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    Person ID I2823  Henry Grow Family
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2013 

    Father Orawell Gardner,   b. 18 Mar 1875, Salem, Salem, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1960, San Diego, San Diego, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mary Ethel Owen,   b. 14 Apr 1885, Camas, Jefferson, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1969, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1905  Blackfoot, Bingham Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F904  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alfred William Bush,   b. 09 Mar 1918, Perry, Jefferson, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1978, Ririe, Jefferson, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 23 May 1941  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Van Dean Bush,   b. 2 Feb 1949, Idaho Falls, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1975, American Fork Canyon, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
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    Last Modified 16 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F1030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Blake M. Dustin,   b. 18 May 1919, Drigg, Teton, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 2001, Driggs, Teton, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F1029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Nov 1920 - Shelley, Bingham, Idaho Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1941 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Sep 2007 - Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Velma Gardner
    Velma Gardner

  • Sources 
    1. [S71] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, comp. Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings. Merli;).
      Birth date: 29 Nov 1920 Birth place: Residence date: 1935-1993 Residence place: Driggs, ID

    2. [S76] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security;), Number: 518-16-6405; Issue State: Idaho; Issue Date: Before 1951.
      Birth date: 29 Nov 1920 Birth place: Death date: 25 Sep 2007 Death place: Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho

    3. [S78] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho; Roll: 397; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 10; Image: 813.0.
      Birth date: abt 1921 Birth place: Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho

    4. [S73] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, comp. Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings. Merli;).
      Birth date: 29 Nov 1920 Birth place: Residence date: 1995 Residence place: Ammon, ID

    5. [S43] Idaho Marriages, 1842-1996, Upper Snake River Family History Center and Ricks College (Rexburg, Idaho), (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - These records were extracted between 1982 and 1996 primarily from marriage records held at county courthouses. Specific source information is provided with each entry.;).
      Marriage date: 16 Oct 1905 Marriage place: Blackfoot, Bingham Co., Idaho


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