HARDY MildredPosted: December 24th, 2013
Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, MILDRED MAY LITCHFIELD HARDY, passed away at the age of 97 on Thursday, December 12, 2013. She was born in Raymond, Alberta to Floyd and Ethel Larson Litchfield on August 4, 1916. She married Lyman Clark Hardy on November 11, 1937 in the Cardston Alberta Temple, celebrating their 76th anniversary last month. Most of her married life was lived in Stirling, Alberta. She lived the last five years in couple suites of the Good Samaritan’s assisted living in Magrath and Raymond and was so grateful for the kindnesses and care given to Lyman. Mildred was a wonderful wife, a caring and devoted mother to four sons: Clark, Reid, Max and David and three daughters: Elaine Fletcher, Janice Ellingson and Barbara Kovac, and loving grandmother to 59 grandchildren, 183 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. Her life had meaning and purpose and she served her family, community and church with dedication, was committed to her work opportunities, and loved cooking, sewing, quilting, gardening, and reading. She will be forever remembered and loved. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the STIRLING CHAPEL of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Friends may meet the family prior to services from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Interment to follow at the Stirling Cemetery.