Age 92, Holt, Michigan, passed away May 30, 2015, at his home. Max was born March 7, 1923, in Charlotte, MI, son of Henry and Anna Gardner.
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy as a gunner’s mate during both WWII and the Korean War. He went on to work as a tradesman for General Motors and retired after 46 years of dedicated service.
Max is survived by his caregivers, niece Mary Jane (Bill) Gutel and great-nephew Doug (Holly) Wood and also several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sons and siblings.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at Deepdale Memorial Gardens in Lansing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Hospice.