Leabelle Hardy, 80, of Springfield passed away Sunday, June 15, 2008 at St. John’s Hospice following a brief illness.
She was born April 2, 1928 in Springfield. She married William T. Hardy on March 28, 1952, was employed as a clerical worker by the State of Illinois Department of Revenue, retiring in 1998 after 27 years of service.
She is survived by her husband, William; two sons, William E and Steven Hardy (Companion: Cathy Gillman) of Springfield; two daughters Cynthia (husband: Chuck) Pugh of Troy, IL and Rosemarie Hardy White of Springfield ; four grandchildren Jason (wife: Jodi) Pugh of Edwardsville, Ashley Pugh of Troy, Steven Hardy II of Evansville, Indiana and Michael White of Springfield and sister-in-law Roberta Hardy of Springfield. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Visitation will be 4-7 pm, Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at Staab Funeral Home with funeral service at 10 am, Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Greg Busboom officiating.
Burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Preschool, 2477 West Washington Street, Springfield, IL 62702