"Born Oct. 7, 1898, in Belgium, he moved to Wichita from Columbus, Kan. He was a member Of Immanuel Baptist Church. He had been employed by Wichita Wire Products Co.
"He married Leontine Longerot Aug. 9, 1930; at Girard, Kan. Survivors in addition to his wife include ... a brother, Hubert Hardas, Illinois; and a sister, Mrs. Marie Collier, Tobey, Ill. [Tovey, Illinois]
"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Byrd-Snodgrass Funeral Home. The Rev. Forest H. Siler Of Immanuel Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. -- May 14, 1958, The Wichita Eagle".