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Nancy C. Hardy
Died: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Nancy C. Hardy, 74 of St.Ignace passed away late Tuesday evening, September 25 at Medilodge in Cheboygan following a lingering illness. She was born in Chicago on November 15,1943 to James and Clara (Albrecht) Magowan. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelors degree in 1965, ,and married Kenneth Hardy at a Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids on May 1,1965. They moved to St.Ignace then as Ken was attached to the Michigan State Police Post after graduating from MSP Troop School that year. They spent their entire married life here, Nancy was the English teacher at LaSalle High School for 33 years,  She also caoched basketball one year. She was a faithful member of Zion Lutheran Church in ST.Ignace all her married life. She was a member of the Book Club at the ST.Ignace Library.
Nancy is survived by her husband, Ken, children, James and Jackie of Saline; Kenneth Jr and Vanessa of Mackinac Island, and Roxanne and Clark Smith of St.Ignace, and 2 grandchildren, Brady and Henry. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Joan.
Funeral Services will be held at Zion Lutheran Church on Saturday, October 6 at noon with Pastor Dave Tielbar Offociating. Visitation will be from 10 am until service time. Burial will be in Lower Lakeside Cemetery.
Dodson Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.
Guest Book Entries:
Thomas H. Weiss
#3
October 3rd, 2018 11:26 am
"Nancy" was my senior year teacher for journalism (I think) - it was her first year teaching. She was effervescent and a wonderful person who we all admired - which is a trick for a first year teacher and a bunch of LaSalle seniors! What a wonderful lady.
Reinette Murray
#2
October 1st, 2018 12:35 pm
I would not have gotten through my Doctoral Program without her and her thesaurus book:) We will miss our Friday night reminiscence. You are gone but never forgotten.
Jaimie Paquin
#1
September 28th, 2018 8:27 am
My sincerest condolences to Mrs. Hardy's family. She was my favorite teacher and I was lucky enough to know her outside of school and in later years after graduating. She had the best laugh and a great sense of humor. So many fun memories of shopping trips and the trip to Vegas when Roxanne and Clark got married. She has always had a special place in my heart and memories.
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