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Wallace Emery "Wally" Hardman
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1921
Baker City
Baker County
Oregon, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 2002
Baker City
Baker County
Oregon, USA

U.S. Air Force, WW II.

At his home in Baker City. Mr. Hardman was a lifelong resident of the Baker and Burnt River valleys. He grew up in Union on his parent's ranch and later moved to the Muddy Creek area where he graduated from high school in 1939.

In 1940, he joined the U.S. Air Force; served in Alaska, and flew missions during the Aleutian Campaign. He was a former ranch hand and owner and operator of Hardman Distributing in Baker City, and later a lineman for Pacific Northwest Bell.

Always active with the 4-H youth activities, church and school activities with his children, he was also a lifelong member of the Baker Elk's Lodge, No. 338 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). He was also one of the original firemen of the first Baker Rural Fire District, Pine Creek Station, and member of the Methodist churches in Haines and Baker City.

He is survived by is wife of 59 years, Betty Marie {Emele} Hardman, whom he married on March 18, 1943; son, W. David (Paula) Hardman, Lynden, WA; daughter, Roxy G. Hardman (Don) Ulrey, Baker City; grandchildren, Jennifer, Benjamin, Bradley, Jake, Justin, & Julee; great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Kavika, Tanner, Megan, & Mckennah; sister, Catherine Howell; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver Monroe Hardman & Elsie {Tureman} Hardman; brother, Ernest Hardman; sisters, Louise, Ruby, & Marjorie.

Graveside services, with military rites, were conducted by the Baker City Veterans of Foreign Wars. Arrangements by Gravy's West & Company, Baker City, OR.
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(Links to parents provided by member/ contributor, Reidar Sumstad, No. 47817947).
 
 
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 Parents:
  Oliver Monroe Hardman (1887 - 1966)
  Elsie Irene Tureman Hardman (1894 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  Betty Marie Emele Hardman (1922 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mildred Louise Hardman Vedder (1912 - 1997)*
  Rubie Frances Hardman Murray (1916 - 1973)*
  Wallace Emery Hardman (1921 - 2002)
  Marjorie Kathleen Hardman Rimbey (1923 - 1998)*
  Catherine Irene Hardman Howell (1929 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Baker City
Baker County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Buddy
Record added: Feb 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65344435
Wallace Emery Wally Hardman
Added by: Reidar Sumstad
 
Wallace Emery Wally Hardman
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Wallace Emery Wally Hardman
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Uncle Wally, you were the best! Thank you for everything!
- Reidar Sumstad
 Added: Jul. 22, 2013

- Paula Jewett
 Added: Jun. 14, 2012
Thank You Wally
- A Proud American
 Added: Oct. 28, 2011
 
 
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