Sarah C. Hardman

F, b. 1850, d. 2 December 1915
     Sarah C. Hardman was born in 1850. She married John A. Miller. Sarah C. Hardman died on 2 December 1915 at Clark Co., OH. She was buried in December 1915 at Fairfield Cemetery, Fairborn, Greene Co., OH, Findagrave #76691439.

Child of Sarah C. Hardman and John A. Miller

Sarah Ellen Hardman1

F, b. 21 February 1848, d. 17 September 1905
     Sarah Ellen Hardman was born on 21 February 1848 at St. Joseph Co., IN.1 She married James Madison Stafford on 25 October 1866 at Linn Co., OR. Sarah Ellen Hardman died on 17 September 1905 at Linn Co., OR, at age 57. She was buried in September 1905 at Stafford Cemetery, Lane Co., OR, Findagrave #72719265.

Child of Sarah Ellen Hardman and James Madison Stafford


  1. [S3144] 1900 Federal Census, Lane County, Oregon. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1349; FHL #1241348.

Thaddeus Hardman

M, b. 14 October 1887, d. 3 February 1895
     Thaddeus Hardman was born on 14 October 1887. He was the son of George W. Hardman and Leora D. Mace. Thaddeus Hardman died on 3 February 1895 at age 7. He was buried in February 1895 at Grove Lawn Cemetery, Pendleton, Madison Co., IN.

Walter M. Hardman1

M, b. January 1894
     Walter M. Hardman was born in January 1894 at Adams Twp., Madison Co., IN.1 He was the son of George W. Hardman and Leora D. Mace.1


  1. [S323] 1900 Federal Census, Madison County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 385; FHL #1240385.

David Hardsaw1

M, b. circa 1807
     David Hardsaw was born circa 1807 at North Carolina.1 He married Catherine Fleshman on 29 May 1832 at Harrison Co., IN.

Child of David Hardsaw and Catherine Fleshman


  1. [S237] 1870 Federal Census, Harrison County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 321; FHL #545820.

Martha Hardsaw1

F, b. January 1850, d. 16 May 1929
     Martha Hardsaw was born in January 1850 at Harrison Co. (probably), IN.1 She was the daughter of David Hardsaw and Catherine Fleshman.2 Martha Hardsaw married Robert L. Windell, son of William Windell and Elizabeth Long, on 24 December 1872 at Harrison Co., IN.1 Martha Hardsaw died on 16 May 1929 at Harrison Co., IN, at age 79. She was buried in May 1929 at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Cemeter, Mauckport, Harrison Co., IN.

Children of Martha Hardsaw and Robert L. Windell


  1. [S446] 1900 Federal Census, Harrison County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Film 375; FHL #1240375.
  2. [S237] 1870 Federal Census, Harrison County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 321; FHL #545820.

Addie Chloe Hardy

F, b. December 1877
     Addie Chloe Hardy was born in December 1877 at Indiana.1 She was the daughter of John Hardy and Mary E. J. Heath.2 Addie Chloe Hardy married Daniel Everett Gilmore, son of James A. Gilmore and Elizabeth Lopp, on 15 November 1896 at Putnam Co., IN.

Child of Addie Chloe Hardy and Daniel Everett Gilmore


  1. [S3339] Microfilm Image, unknown repository address, 1900 Federal Census, Putnam County, Indiana, Bainbridge, Monroe Twp., Dist. 0083, sheet 1A, Dwelling 7, Family 8.
  2. [S3340] 1880 Federal Census, Starke County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 310; FHL #1254310.

Anna Mira Hardy

F, b. 3 November 1867, d. 23 March 1948
     Anna Mira Hardy was also known as "Annie". She was born on 3 November 1867 at Piedmont, Mineral Co., WV. She married Jay Henry Blondel, son of John Henry Blondel Jr. and Sarah Elizabeth Fitz, circa 1901. Anna Mira Hardy died on 23 March 1948 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA, at age 80. She was buried in March 1948 at Mount Calvary Cemetery, McKees Rocks, Allegheny Co., PA.
Note: Anna had first married James T. Roby in 1886 in Morgan County, West Virginia. In the 1900 Census, Anna, divorced, is shown with four children: Lillie Roby, Bertha Roby, Gertrude Roby, and Charles Roby. In the 1910 Census, Anna, now married to Jay Henry Blondel, says she has only been married once and has had no children. (Also in the 1910 Census, Anna's son, Charles William Roby, is shown living with Anna's mother.)

Elizabeth Jarman Hardy

F, b. 10 December 1919, d. 4 July 1983
     Elizabeth Jarman Hardy was born on 10 December 1919. She was the daughter of Dr. Thomas Griffin Hardy Sr. and Elizabeth Parker Jarman. Elizabeth Jarman Hardy married Charles Craig Murdoch, son of Charles Murdoch and Edith Dunlop, on 12 December 1942 at Prince Edward Co., VA. Elizabeth Jarman Hardy died on 4 July 1983 at age 63. She was buried in July 1983 at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA, Findagrave #28431411.

Helen Wiley Hardy

F, b. 19 October 1922, d. 15 February 2009
     Helen Wiley Hardy was also known as "Wiley". She was born on 19 October 1922 at Prince Edward Co., VA. She was the daughter of Dr. Thomas Griffin Hardy Sr. and Elizabeth Parker Jarman. Helen Wiley Hardy married James Clifton Wheat Jr., son of James Clifton Wheat and Emma Conquest, on 29 October 1948 at Farmville, Prince Edward Co., VA. Helen Wiley Hardy died on 15 February 2009 at Henrico Co., VA, at age 86. She was buried in February 2009 at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA, Findagrave #93520261.

John Hardy1

M, b. 23 March 1835, d. 28 March 1907
     John Hardy was born on 23 March 1835 at Fauqier Co., VA, per Wells/Walton/Brown Family Tree genealogy prepared by bigmamabernie, online at He married Mary E. J. Heath circa 1861.1 John Hardy died on 28 March 1907 at Bainbridge, Putnam Co., IN, at age 72.

Child of John Hardy and Mary E. J. Heath


  1. [S3340] 1880 Federal Census, Starke County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 310; FHL #1254310.

LeRoy Albert Hardy

M, b. 31 August 1917, d. 22 April 2006
     LeRoy Albert Hardy was born on 31 August 1917 at Detroit, Wayne Co., MI. He married Shirley Irene Snyder, daughter of George B. Snyder and Thelma Irene Irey, on 19 June 1937 at Detroit, Wayne Co., MI. LeRoy Albert Hardy began military service WW II service, U.S. Marine Corps. He died on 22 April 2006 at age 88. He was buried in April 2006 at Roscommon Township Cemetery, Houghton Lake, Roscommon Co., MI, Findagrave #14946305.

Louis Atkinson Hardy

M, b. 3 May 1851, d. 4 April 1915
     Louis Atkinson Hardy was born on 3 May 1851 at Lunenburg Co., VA. He married Sarah Matthews on 5 June 1879 at Lunenburg Co., VA. Louis Atkinson Hardy died on 4 April 1915 at age 63. He was buried in April 1915 at Hardy Family Cemeetery, Kenbridge, Lunenburg Co., VA, Findagrave #90809970.

Child of Louis Atkinson Hardy and Sarah Matthews

Rachel Hardy

     Rachel Hardy married Thomas Williams on 10 October 1822 at Fayette Co., IN.

Child of Rachel Hardy and Thomas Williams

Samuel V. Hardy

     Samuel V. Hardy married Christianna A. Starr, daughter of James Starr and Elizabeth Bell, on 6 May 1860 at Harrison Co., IN.

Sara Matthews Hardy

F, b. 5 October 1923, d. 3 April 2001
     Sara Matthews Hardy was born on 5 October 1923 at Farmville, Prince Edward Co., VA. She was the daughter of Dr. Thomas Griffin Hardy Sr. and Elizabeth Parker Jarman. Sara Matthews Hardy died on 3 April 2001 at age 77

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Richmond Times-Dispatch - April 5, 2001
Mrs. Sara Matthews Hardy Blanton, 77, of Castleton, Vt., and a longtime resident of Farmville, Va., died Tuesday evening, April 3, 2001, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland, Vt. Mrs. Blanton was born in Farmville, Va., on October 5, 1923, the daughter of Elizabeth Jarman Hardy and Dr. Thomas Griffin Hardy. Mrs. Blanton was raised in Farmville, attended local schools, graduating from Farmville High School with the class of 1940. Following her graduation, she attended Longwood College. She was a member of Alpha Chapter, Tri Sigma Sorority and was a volunteer at the Children's Hospital in Richmond, following her marriage. Survivors include her daughter, Elizabeth Blanton Shelor of Alexandria, Va; her son, Charles A. Blanton III; her sister, Wiley H. Wheat of Caret, Va; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Elizabeth Hardy Murdoch; and a brother, Dr. Thomas G. Hardy Jr. Services will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Johns Memorial Episcopal Church in Farmville, Va., with interment to follow at West View Cemetery in Farmville. Following the services, the family will receive friends at the Lancaster Library Building, Longwood College. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Aldous Funeral Home and Doyne-Burger-Davis Funeral Home in Farmville, Va.

She was buried in April 2001 at Westview Cemetery, Farmville, Prince Edward Co., VA, Findagrave #23963151.

Thomas Griffin Hardy Jr.

M, b. 25 February 1927, d. 15 December 1988
     Thomas Griffin Hardy Jr. was born on 25 February 1927 at Farmville, Prince Edward Co., VA. He was the son of Dr. Thomas Griffin Hardy Sr. and Elizabeth Parker Jarman. Thomas Griffin Hardy Jr. lived in 1988 at Bexley, Franklin Co., OH. He died on 15 December 1988 at Columbus, Franklin Co., OH, at age 61.

Dr. Thomas Griffin Hardy Sr.

M, b. 19 December 1890, d. 24 June 1957
     Dr. Thomas Griffin Hardy Sr. was born on 19 December 1890 at Kenbridge, Lunenburg Co., VA. He was the son of Louis Atkinson Hardy and Sarah Matthews. Dr. Thomas Griffin Hardy Sr. married Elizabeth Parker Jarman, daughter of Dr. Joseph Leonard Jarman and Mary Helen Wiley, in 1917. Dr. Thomas Griffin Hardy Sr. died on 24 June 1957 at Henrico Co., VA, at age 66. He was buried in June 1957 at Westview Cemetery, Farmville, Prince Edward Co., VA, Findagrave #149426258.

Children of Dr. Thomas Griffin Hardy Sr. and Elizabeth Parker Jarman

Charles Brooks Hardyman

M, b. 1929, d. 8 February 1980
     Charles Brooks Hardyman was born in 1929 at Ohio. He married Patricia Ann Cox, daughter of Austin William Cox and Edith Frances Windle. Charles Brooks Hardyman and Patricia Ann Cox were divorced before 20 April 1958. Charles Brooks Hardyman died on 8 February 1980 at Miami Co., OH. He was buried in February 1980 at Fletcher Cemetery, Fletcher, Miami Co., OH, Find A Grave Memorial# 124118422.

Child of Charles Brooks Hardyman and Patricia Ann Cox

Michael Eugene Hardyman

M, b. 19 March 1955, d. 22 February 1973
     Michael Eugene Hardyman was born on 19 March 1955 at Indiana. He was the son of Charles Brooks Hardyman and Patricia Ann Cox. Michael Eugene Hardyman began military service U.S. Army, PFC, Vietnam. He died on 22 February 1973 at Hildebran, Burke Co., NC, at age 17. He was buried in 1973 at Adamsville Cemetery, Adamsville, Cass Co., MI, Find A Grave Memorial# 14236763.

Arthur Wilbur Hare

M, b. 9 June 1912, d. 6 August 1978
     Arthur Wilbur Hare was born on 9 June 1912 at Montgomery Co., OH. He married Helen L. Tobias, daughter of Howard Jay Tobias and Lorell C. Clark, on 4 July 1942. Arthur Wilbur Hare died on 6 August 1978 at Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH, at age 66.

Julia Hare1

F, b. 24 October 1819, d. 4 March 1898
     Julia Hare was born on 24 October 1819 at Washington Co., TN.1 She was the daughter of Henry Haire and Elizabeth Taylor. Julia Hare married John Keefauver, son of Henry Keefhaver and Elizabeth Galloway, on 27 September 1847 at Washington Co., TN. Julia Hare died on 4 March 1898 at Lawrence Co., MO, at age 78. She was buried in March 1898 at Rock Prairie Cemetery, Halltown, Lawrence Co., MO, Findagrave #67744409.

Child of Julia Hare and John Keefauver


  1. [S467] 1850 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 898.

Sallie S. Hare

     Sallie S. Hare married Thomas O. Mosby, son of Joseph H. Mosby and Maria L. McLean, on 21 November 1865 at Cross Co., AR.

Walter Hare

M, b. 14 June 1921, d. 16 October 1980
     Walter Hare was born on 14 June 1921 at Clayton, Union Co., NM. He died on 16 October 1980 at Boise, Ada Co., ID, at age 59.

Mary Jane Harford

F, b. 1 September 1852, d. 20 February 1940
     Mary Jane Harford was born on 1 September 1852 at Girard, Macoupin Co., IL. She married James Henderson Buck on 29 September 1870 at Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IL. Mary Jane Harford died on 20 February 1940 at Modesto, Macoupin Co., IL, at age 87. She was buried in February 1940 at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 44677306.

Child of Mary Jane Harford and James Henderson Buck

Annabell Mae Harger

F, b. 14 May 1927, d. 9 April 2013
     Annabell Mae Harger was born on 14 May 1927 at Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA. She was the daughter of Grover Dale Harger and Nellie Mabel Johnson. Annabell Mae Harger married Allen Neale Weaver Sr., son of Chester Harvey Weaver and Mildred Jane Gambell, on 9 February 1946 at Cedar Christian Church, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA. Annabell Mae Harger died on 9 April 2013 at Hiawatha, Linn Co., IA, at age 85

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THE CEDAR RAPIDS GAZETTE, Thursday, April 11, 2013

Annabell Mae HARGER Weaver, 85, of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, surrounded by most of her family, after a 2-year battle with cancer at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, IA. Memorial services will be 11am Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids, conducted by the Rev. Stasia Fine of New Disciples Christian Church, Cedar Rapids. The family will greet friends from 4pm to 8pm, Friday, April 12, at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in the Linwood Cemetery Mausoleum, Cedar Rapids.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Allen Neale Weaver, Sr; three sons, Allen Neale (Robyn) Weaver, Jr. and Arthur (Susan) Weaver, both of Cedar Rapids, and Andy Weaver of San Diego; two daughters, Annette WEAVER and her boyfriend, Patrick Nolan, of St. Louis, and Amy WEAVER of Cedar Rapids; six grandchildren, Paige HENDERSON Bauer, Kim WEAVER Roudabush and her husband Mike, Alexia WEAVER, Sydney WEAVER, Corey Vanderburgh, and Cara VANDERBURGH; and two great-grandchildren, Jake and Lexi Roudabush.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her paternal grandparents, George Washington Harger II and Sara Ella BARR Harger; her maternal grandmother, Deborah Helen WILT Johnson, widow of Robert Elson Johnson; three brothers, Orland Harger, Harold Harger, and Verle Harger; grandson, Bret Allen Weaver; and a great-grandson, Derek Alan Weaver Box.

Annabell was born May 14, 1927, in her parents' home in Cedar Rapids, daughter of Grover Dale and Nellie Mabel JOHNSON Harger. Her family moved from Cedar Rapids to Urbana, Iowa, in 1929. Later the family moved to a farm south of Urbana, where she spent her adolescent years. The family would eventually move back to Cedar Rapids, where she graduated from Wilson High School in 1944.

Annabell met Neale Weaver after he returned from Europe following the end of World War II. They married Feb. 9, 1946 in Cedar Christian Church, and were happily married for 67 years. Annabell retired from the workforce in 1986 from RFK Transportation where she worked in the office. She was a lifelong member of Cedar Christian Church, now called New Disciples Christian Church.

Her family was her life. Annabell followed two guiding philosophies through her life: spiritually she received great comfort knowing that Christ is her Savior; and socially - she believed that if you were always kind to the people you meet in your life they would in turn be kind to you.

Annabell, whom Neale and some friends called Ann, did many unique and interesting things during her life. One of the most unique projects she undertook in the last years of her life was to write a book telling the story of her early life as a child growing up on a farm during the Great Depression. She told about walking a mile on clay-surfaced roads to get to a one room school house. She described how her family grew and raised their food from the land they lived on. Annabell spent several years researching dates, collecting photos, and writing script to complete the telling of her early life story. She completed the book in the fall of 2012 and presented the bound final work to her family at Christmas 2012.

The family wishes to express their deep appreciation to their cousin Joann HARGER Bender, RN (Harold's daughter) for helping her aunt through this difficult period.

A memorial fund has been established in Annabell's memory.

She was buried in April 2013 at Murdoch-Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, Findagrave #108328670.

Charles Harger

M, b. 18 October 1941, d. 20 June 2017
     Charles Harger was also known as "Corky". He was born on 18 October 1941 at Vinton, Benton Co., IA. He was the son of Orland Floyd Harger and Lois Jean Henkle. Charles Harger married Sandra J. Adams, daughter of Vivian W. Adams and Goldie Winters. Charles Harger died on 20 June 2017 at Richmond, Fort Bend Co., TX, at age 75

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Fort Bend Herald, June 21, 2017:

Charles "Corky" Harger was born October 18, 1941, in Vinton, Iowa, and went to be with his loving wife, Sandy, and best friend, Ben Reynolds, on June 20, 2017. He was the third of five children born to Orland & Lois Harger.

He was predeceased by his parents and oldest brother, Lyle Harger.

He is survived by his brother, Dr. M. L. Harger and his wife, Helen, of Deer Park, Cheryl Boyd and her husband, Sam, of Horseshoe Bay and brother, Gary Harger and his wife, Elene, of Georgetown. He is also survived by his four children, Tammy Tinsley and her husband, Pat, of Lubbock, James Harger and his wife, Donna, of Lubbock, Lee Harger and his wife, Michelle, of Lubbock and Chris Harger and his wife, Heather, of Lubbock. He was also a proud grandad and great granddad of 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

An honorably discharged veteran of the USAF as a radar technician, Corky spent many years following his discharge servicing radio towers and radio phones long before the advent of the cell phone. In his time, he climbed some of the tallest radio towers throughout Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. In more recent years, he and his late wife Sandy were the owners and operators of Ft. Bend Saddlery, a tack and leather supply company based in Richmond/Rosenberg focused on the hunter/jumper clubs and shows throughout the Southwest.

Other than his family and “Big Red” his Harley, his proudest achievement was his involvement with Alcoholics Anonymous clubs in the Richmond area and the lives he has directly impacted through his sobriety, love, encouragement and commitment. His family thanks this larger family of his closest friends for their love, encouragement and support over the past few months as his health declined. A special thank you is due to Thurman Bolton and Dr. Ivan Mefford for their devotion and continued care.

A celebration of his life and the lives of those he touched will be held at Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home in Rosenberg with a time for friends and family on this Friday, June 23, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., service on Saturday, June 24, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., graveside immediately following at Morton Cemetery in Richmond.

Pallbearers are Gary Carol, Gary Bob Moran, Al Kovar, Thurman Bolton, Sam Sloan and grandson Jason Johnson.

He was buried in June 2017 at Morton Cemetery, Richmond, Fort Bend Co., TX, Findagrave #180749601.

George Washington Harger

M, b. 18 March 1864, d. 6 August 1956
     George Washington Harger was born on 18 March 1864 at Benton Co., IA. He married Sara Ella Barr. George Washington Harger died on 6 August 1956 at Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, at age 92. He was buried in August 1956 at Murdoch-Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, Findagrave #8747846.

Child of George Washington Harger and Sara Ella Barr

Grover Dale Harger

M, b. 11 January 1892, d. 30 November 1963
     Grover Dale Harger was born on 11 January 1892 at Benton Co., IA. He was the son of George Washington Harger and Sara Ella Barr. Grover Dale Harger married Nellie Mabel Johnson, daughter of Robert Elson Johnson and Deborah Helen Wilt, circa 1914. Grover Dale Harger died on 30 November 1963 at Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, at age 71

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Husband of Nellie Mabel JOHNSON Harger (and after Nellie's death) Evelyn BARKER Klopp Harger Helle. Son of George Washington Harger II & Sara Ella BARR Harger. Father of Orland Floyd Harger, Harold Lenley Harger, Annabell Mae HARGER Weaver, & Verle Dean Harger. Brother of Pauline Amy HARGER Cuber Andrew; Lloyd Burton Harger; Homer Clyde Harger; Lucille HARGER Pellatrini. Maternal Grandfather of Andy Nolan Weaver, who was born on his 63rd birthday. Grover died at the same time his country was mourning the assassination of President Kennedy.

He was buried in December 1963 at Murdoch-Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, Findagrave #8747724.

Children of Grover Dale Harger and Nellie Mabel Johnson

Harold Lenley Harger

M, b. 4 March 1918, d. 23 August 2008
     Harold Lenley Harger was born on 4 March 1918 at Benton Co., IA. He was the son of Grover Dale Harger and Nellie Mabel Johnson. Harold Lenley Harger began military service on 4 April 1942 at Fort Des Moines, Lee Co., IA, WW II service, enlisted. He married Pauline Lois Zimmerman, daughter of Otto Joseph Zimmerman and Minnie E. Wieneke, on 12 July 1942. Harold Lenley Harger died on 23 August 2008 at Des Peres, St. Louis Co., MO, at age 90

Obituary -- ( Harold L. Harger, 90, a longtime resident of Des Peres, MO, died peacefully in his home on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008.

Harold was born March 4, 1918, in Benton County, IA, the son of Grover and Nellie Harger. He graduated from Urbana High School in 1936 and Cedar Rapids Business College in 1939. He enlisted in the Army in 1942, attended Officer Candidate School, and served in Europe until December 1945 as a First Lieutenant in the 398th Quartermaster Truck Company. He married Pauline Zimmerman, his wife of 60 years, on July 12, 1942.

After high school, Harold worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during The Depression under the Iowa National Guard. He was a salesman for Wilson Meat Co. for several years. After his military service he obtained his private pilot's license on the GI Bill. In 1949, he was employed as a salesman for Allied Mills, Inc., a position he held until his retirement in 1983. Harold was a hard worker, dependable and honest, and enjoyed his work. He received many honors for outstanding performance as a salesman, including the Pacesetter Award in 1976. He made many lasting friendships from those he met in his work.

Harold enjoyed traveling and made regular trips with his family as their children were growing up. After he retired, he and Pauline wintered in their travel trailer in Florida and South Texas for many years. They traveled extensively across the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, and visited friends and family from coast-to- coast. He also returned to Europe with an Army buddy and their wives to revisit places they had seen during World War II. After Pauline suffered a severe stroke in 1989 and became disabled, Harold cared for her at home for 11 years. He loved his wife, his children, his grandchildren, his home, and his friends. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, carpentry projects, growing tomatoes, flying, and travel. Harold was a very social person: he was a member of Kirkwood United Methodist Church, Kirkwood Masonic Lodge 484, and the St. Louis Shrine.

Harold is survived by his children, Joann Bender of Iowa City, IA, Patricia Bax of Des Peres, MO, Thomas (Barbara) of Albuquerque, NM, and James (Karen) of Rockford, IL; his sister, Annabell Weaver of Cedar Rapids, IA; his brother, Verle Harger of Bellflower, CA; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Pauline (Zimmerman) Harger in 2002; his brother, Orland Harger in 1995; and his grandson, Bret David Bender in 2007.

Visitation will be at Kirkwood United Methodist Church, 210 W. Adams, Kirkwood, MO, on Thursday, Aug. 28, from 2 to 4 PM, followed immediately by the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Harold's memory to Kirkwood United Methodist Church, St. John's Hospice, or the Shriner's Hospital for Children, St. Louis.

He was buried in August 2008 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis Co., MO, Findagrave #29339430.

Child of Harold Lenley Harger and Pauline Lois Zimmerman