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Viola Hardy

Viola Hardy

Fifty Lakes

Viola Hardy, 93, of Fifty Lakes, passed away peacefully at her home on Dec. 19, 2013.

She was born to Roy and Mary Raph on Aug. 13, 1920, in Holland, Minn. Viola was a charter member of Faith Lutheran Church, Swanburg, and volunteered at the Emily Food Shelf. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and embroidering.

Viola is survived by her daughter, Maxyne (Gaylund) King; grandchildren, Peter (Kathy) King, Jeffrey (Shar) King, Melinda (Brian) Nastrom and Phillip King; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Merlyn Raph; sister, Joann (Tommie) Mudd; and many nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clifford Hardy; and brothers, Roy Jr., Donnie, Gerald, Arvid and Earl.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at Faith Lutheran Church, Swanburg. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Swanburg Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.