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 Avonelle <I>Baker</I> Hardesty

Avonelle Baker Hardesty

Alba, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Death 5 May 2005 (aged 81)
Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA
Burial Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 10930779 · View Source
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Avonelle Baker Hardesty
29 March 1924 ~ 05 May 2005


Avonelle Hardesty

Avonelle Hardesty
, 81, died May 5, 2005, at Hutchinson Hospital.

She was born March 29, 1924, at Alba, Mo., the daughter of Harve and Gertie Smith Baker.

She graduated from Webb City High School, Webb City, Mo., in 1942.

She owned her own business, doing business as Gal Friday and was business manager for Mid America Flea Markets for about 30 years.

Until her death, she served on the Board of Directors of Cottonwood Lake, Sterling, Kan., for five years, was a lifetime member of the Good Sam Camping Club and was an Assistant Store Director for five years.

On May 3, 1943, she married Robert H. Hardesty at Lincoln, Neb. He survives.

Other survivors include: two sons, Robert Kent Hardesty, Webb City, Mo., and Michael Dale Hardesty, Hutchinson; four grandchildren, Kathy Effan, Daniel Hardesty, Brian Hardesty and Jake Lowen; and four great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Thomas, William and Dylan Effan.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janis Lowen; two brothers; four sisters; and her parents.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson, with Pastor Rich Zimmerman presiding.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home, Hutchinson.

Memorials may be sent to South Hutchinson United Methodist Church, in care of the funeral home, 528 North Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.

Hutchinson News, The (KS)
Date: May 7, 2005

Note: Another obit had the wrong maiden name of BALER.
Hutchinson News, The (KS)
Date: May 7, 2005


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