Damon Neil Gardner

1975 ~ 2020 (age 44)


Damon Neil Gardner, 44 of Hibbing, passed away recently at his home. Damon was born 

June 6, 1975 to Neil and Sheri (Manning) Gardner in Marquette, MI. Damon lived in 

both California and Minnesota. In 1993, Damon graduated from Hibbing High School. 

Damon was a talented cook, musician, writer and artist, he was especially good at 

drawing. Damon could and would draw whatever his kids requested at any given time. 

Damon loved blowing glass and made a great career of it for many years. Damon was an 

avid reader and there was no limit to the genre of book he would read, he also enjoyed 

skateboarding and snowboarding. Above all things, Damon loved being a father. 

Damon is survived by his children Khavren and Noel of Hibbing. His parents, Sheri 

(Mike) Millsap of CA and Neil Gardner of Side Lake. 

Brothers Derek Gardner and Shawn (Sage) Jackson of CA. Uncles Donnie Manning, 

Charles (Roxane) Gardner and Chris (Patti) Hawking; an aunt Jacquelyne Gardner and 

his cousins Samantha, Michele and Jenevieve, and several nieces and nephews.  He was

 preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Jesse and Phyllis “Lorraine” Gardner and

maternal grandparents Donald and Norma Manning, his step-mother Dianne Gardner, and his beloved dog Remington.

Funeral services will be held 12 noon Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Dougherty Funeral Home in Hibbing.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until the start of the service at noon.

Siyanda Elizabeth, Life Cycle Celebrant will officiate.

Private interment will be held at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing.

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February 25, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing
2615 First Avenue
Hibbing, MN 55746

Funeral Service
February 25, 2020

12:00 PM
Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing
2615 First Avenue
Hibbing, MN 55746

Private Interment

Maple Hill Cemetery, Hibbing

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