Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA
Dale Wesley Gardner Memorial
Dale Wesley Gardner Memorial

Dale Wesley Gardner

Dale Wesley Gardner

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

Dale Wesley Gardner, 44, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2012 surrounded by his loving family at Providence Hospital in Everett, WA. He was born on June 12, 1968 in Glendale, Arizona to Glen and Connie (Goodson) Gardner.
He grew up in Concrete and lived in Crowsfoot when he was young, and was better known as “Whipper Snapper”. He loved to fish and hunt; especially, with his daughters. Dale was a kind, loving man who would help people whenever he could. He was loved by many, and will be dearly missed by many.
Dale is survived by his mother, Connie Gardner; daughters, Danniel, Mikayla, and Elki; aunt, Cheri Harrison; numerous cousins and many lifelong friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Glen Gardner; grandparents, Mary and Floyd Gardner and Virginia Ross; two uncles; and “brothers”, Eddie and George Nick.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 11:00AM at the Hamilton Cemetery. To continue the Celebration of Dale’s life, the family invites you to join them in a potluck at the Concrete CCDC hall following the graveside service. Arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.


  • Keith Plumlee

    I will miss Dale. We were friends for years. Had some great times together. He could allways make me laugh. Miss u

  • christina farmer

    I will always miss you Dale, you were my best friend. You could always make me laugh and you were a good person.You are always in my thoughts and i love you forever.You will be remembered…. your friend christina

  • Faye Weir Matier

    Every where you went, Alan and Robbie followed. I don’t think there was one square inch of Crowsfoot the three of you didn’t cover. I am glad you are at peace. God Bless all of your family at this time. My love to everybody.

  • Mary Nick

    My other little BROTHER,I think we met when you were about 4.My memory is’nt the best these days,but the memories of us in the old orchard in the plum tree’s throwing rotten plums at cars that drove by,or ALL of us trapping that baby skunk and then filing into the “Old”drug store to get an icecream for our “REWARD” Just to have My mom come in to march us out,because Jerry the store owner did’nt have the heart to tell us to leave because we STUNK SO BAD!!I could go ON and ON my Freckled Friend,it has been an honor,You being ONE of US!I know you are up there with alot of SPECIAL people.Now it’s time for you all to get READY for ME!Don’t get me wrong,I don’t plan on visiting for awhile,I still have a job to do.I love you,and have missed you for a long time,Me

  • Laurye Schmidt

    Lots of good memories of Dale. My heart goes out to Dani and Makayla and the rest of the Gardners. Just know your Dad truly loved you. May he be at peace now.

  • Suzy Ray

    Connie and families-
    I’m so very sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. What a wonderful person; always greeted you with the biggest, cutest grin EVER! There is now a very special angel watching over you and family. My thoughts are with you and yours. Take Care.

  • Cheryl Belanger Jones

    My friend I had the blessing to know and love you. The times we shared laughing will be forever cherished. Your jokes you told in class that made me laugh aloud will stay in my heart right where all the memories of you are stored. I know your time was short but you lived your life to the fullest. You left imprints on everyone that loved you. The promise I made to you before you left I will keep. I wont say goodbye only see you later until that time comes just know your in my heart and never far from my mind. Thank you Dale our sweet (WHIPPER SNAPPER) for being g such a dear friend
    Lot’s of love until we meet again Friend oxoxox

  • Darci

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Gardner family durring this time. Dale was an amazing person who could make the saddest person laugh with his humor. He has been and will always be missed dearly.

  • Connie Gardner

    I will miss you forever my son you’ll be in my heart until the day I come to be with you again . Love you forever my son Love, MOM