December 20, 1945 - October 4, 2018
Born in Sikeston, Missouri
Resided in Salinas, California
While she was a DoD high school teacher in Frankfurt, Germany, she met her future husband, Major Steven A. Gardner, USA, of St. Louis, MO. They were married for 42 years and have lived in North Monterey County since May 1979.
Paulette retired from teaching in June 2006 and maintained a friendly relationship with many of her students who greeted her with “Teacher.” She was a member of First Baptist Church in Salinas where she was a generous donor and volunteer to various church sponsored activities. Paulette worked at building sets for the annual Streets of Bethlehem and participated in the pageant whenever possible.
Memorial services will be held 2:00p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018 at First Baptist Church, 1130 San Vincente Ave, Salinas, CA 93901
In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the SPCA of Monterey County.
Salinas, CA US 93901
Monterey, CA US 93942