Larry Elliott Gardiner was born January 31, 1944 in Milaca, MN to Elliott “Bud” and Genevieve “Gen” (Anderson) Gardiner. He grew up in Milaca and graduated from Milaca High School in 1962. He was united in marriage to Kathleen Wiemann on March 13, 1965 in Milaca. They made their home in Bloomington, MN and Larry worked as a computer programmer for the Bureau of Engraving for many years. In later years he worked as a bus driver. Larry enjoyed genealogy and Milaca history.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Kathy in 2018 and his parents, Bud and Gen. He is survived by his sons, Christopher (Becky) of Bloomington and Timothy (Jina) of Woodbury; sister, Kay Daniels of St. Cloud and also by many other relatives and friends.