Obituary for Kenna C. Gartner

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Kenna C. Gartner

December 5, 1929 - May 5, 2017

Kenna C. (Slick) Gartner, age 87, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, May 5, 2017 at the Morgantown Health Care-Inn. She was a resident of Morgantown.Kenna was born December 5, 1929, in Indianapolis, to the late Kenneth and Elenora (Adams) Slick. She was a graduate of Southport High School and went on to marry Robert Gartner Sr. on November 25, 1948 in Indianapolis.  He loving survives after 68 devoted years of marriage.Kenna, along with her husband, were retired owners and operators of Shady Oaks Lake Campground in Brown County, Woodcroft Construction and the Woodcroft Center. Prior to that, she worked for Indiana Bell in Indianapolis.Kenna was a member of the Saint Marks Catholic Church in Indianapolis. She enjoyed spending time with her family, working crossword & word search puzzles and bowling.Kenna is survived by her husband, Robert Gartner Sr. of Morgantown; children, Christina (Thomas) Buccos, Robert Gartner Jr. and Steven (Kathy) Gartner all of Morgantown and John (Darla) Gartner of Spearsville; brother, Harry (Claire) Slick of Indianapolis; and eight grandchildren & 15 great grandchildren.A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Kenna to the Alzheimer’s Association 50 E. 91st St. Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.Condolences may be sent to the Gartner family at Information: (812) 597-4670



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Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: December 5, 1929
Died: May 5, 2017

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Carol Hancock Thompson posted on 5/14/17

Our thoughts and prayers during this sad time as we remember so many good years at Shady Oaks !!! From the Hancock Family.


Bob Ward posted on 5/10/17

Bob & Family I am so sorry to hear that Kenna has Passed away, I remember so well the good times we had when you lived across the street from us in Edgewood. Just thinking that Kenna and Mom are having a reunion at this time. You and your family are in our thoughts and Prayers. Love and Prayers Bob Ward


Charlene (Ward) Cassidy posted on 5/10/17

I am so sorry to here about Kenna. She was a very sweet lady. She will be missed. Now she is up there so she can argue with my Dad.( Charlie Ward).


Sue Pfeiffer Delaney posted on 5/9/17

So sorry for your loss. Kenna and my mom (Betty Whalen Pfeiffer) were not just family but friends as well. I believe they are now together reminiscing! Sorry I cannot come Wednesday but know your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Peace, Sue Pfeiffer Delaney


Harry & Claire posted on 5/9/17

Although Kenna left this world only a few days ago she has been missed for a long time! May she rest in the peace and loving arms of Jesus! Our love, thoughts and prayers go to Bob and all her family and close friends who care so dearly! Harry & Claire


Charles & Nanci Kelley posted on 5/6/17

Kenna was always so friendly and her smile always made you smile, wish we could have known her when she was younger! She was always so pleasant and we enjoyed seeing her at the lake. She will be missed. RIP sweet lady!