Hardy, Donald C., Saginaw Township, Michigan

Passed away at home on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Age 79 years. Donald Chester Hardy was born November 8, 1934 in Saginaw to Chester and Marie (Schram) Hardy. They predeceased him. He married Patricia Ann Hartman on November 30, 1957. They shared 57 years together. She survives him. Mr. Hardy worked for the Saginaw Board of Education for 20 years, and later operated the local Fill-N-Wash station in Saginaw. He enjoyed bowling, fishing and traveling. Donald loved penguins, and collect all sizes of them. Surviving besides his wife he leaves his children Kimberly (David) Wing, Mark Allen Sr. (Laurie) Hardy, Jeffrey (Cheryl) Hardy, Norman (Catherine) Hardy, four grandchildren; Mark Allen Hardy Jr., Christopher Wing, William Hardy, Anthony Hardy, 1 great granddaughter, one brother Ronald Hardy, two sisters; Alice (Eldon) Spurway and Sally Hardy. Don was predeceased by his son Lee Hardy. Rev. Kathleen Basner will officiate the funeral service on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S-M47). Interment will take place at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. The family welcomes friends to visit at the funeral home on Monday, May 5 from 2:00-8:00 p.m., and on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial offerings may be made to the charity of choice. www.reitzherzberg.com.