Nancy Ann Gardner
Nancy Ann Gardner passed away unexpectedly on August 28, 2020. She was surrounded by her best 2 best friends and brother. She was born to Alice (Mcmann) and Cliff Gardner. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. She is survived by her best friends Kathy Miller and Chad Longway, her brother Rick Gardner (Marcia), nieces Alice Gardner, Abbie Gardner, nephews Eli Gardner, Aiden Gardner, and Evan Gardner. She will also be greatly missed by many special friends and acquaintances she met over the years.
Nancy worked many years at La Crosse Footwear before becoming one of the owners of All Star Lanes for over 20 years before her retirement. Nancy traveled the country via train and car trips, as well as cruises to the Carrabean, Alaska, and the Panama Canal. Her special place to relax was at her cabin on Lake Namakagon, in Northern Wisconsin to watch the Eagles soar.
We would like to thank the staff from La Crosse Fire Department, Tri-State Ambulance, Emergency department and Critical care staff at Gundersen hospital for their excellent care of Nancy. Also a big thank you to Dr. John Teske her longtime physician from Mayo Health System in La Crosse.
Nancy is best know for her smile, laugh, and caring for others. Today please remember a time or story when you laughed or smiled with her. That is the way she she would like to be remembered.