Robert Ardner

October 4, 2004

Robert W. Ardner,  87, of Syracuse, died Monday at Community General Hospital. He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Jane Elizabeth. He was a WWII Army Air Corps veteran and retired broadcast engineer, working for WAGE, WFBL, WHEN, and WTVH. He was a HAM radio operator and a member of RAGS, a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, and an avid bowler and golfer. Survived by two daughters, Janet (James) Hawley of Fulton and Barbara (Donald) Kowell of Syracuse; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one niece. Services 10 a.m. Friday at the Butler-Badman Funeral Home, Inc., 4504 W. Seneca Tnpk., Onondaga Hill. Interment Onondaga Co. Veterans Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 2200 Valley Dr., Syracuse, NY 13207 - A Syracuse Radio Retrospective
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