George H. Hardey
MARION — George H. Hardey, 77, passed away Oct. 23, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Moundridge.
He was born April 29, 1935, in Walters, Okla., the son of Grayson and Vivian Cloud Hardey. On Aug. 16, 1953, he was united in marriage to Earline Midgley. He was a retired dispatcher for the Santa Fe Railroad. He was active in the Isis Temple of the Shrine, and a 32nd Degree Mason. He was active in the Florence community and served several terms as mayor.
He was preceded in death by siblings: Grayson Hardey Jr., Barbara Joan Hardey, and John McGee. He is lovingly survived by his wife, Earline of Marion; his children: Randy and wife Debbie of Goessel, Reba Ann Mackey of DeSoto, Ronnie and wife Shelli of Marion, Tangie and husband Andy Edwardson of McPherson, and Gina and husband Rick Mounts of Hillsboro; 10 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. All services were held at Zeiner Funeral Home in Florence with visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and funeral service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Memorial funds: Advance Lodge No. 114, AF & AM of Florence, or the Alzheimer’s Association in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, PO Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.