James Noel Gardner
June 17, 2020
James Noel Gardner passed away June 7, 2020 in Green River, Wyoming. He was born on Christmas day 1934 in Calumet, Michigan to Edward and Ethel Gardner. As a youth, Jim had a scooter and built flat bottom boats to sell and fish in. He graduated to an Indian motorcycle prior to joining the army in 1953. He served in Alaska during the Korean conflict as an Engineer Equipment Repairman.
Out of the service, Jim married Joanne Ethel Juopperi and started work in a copper mine in northern Michigan. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating and was a member of the Chippewa tribe as heritage in Baraga...