Rosemary E. Fahl Hardt
Rosemary E. Fahl Hardt
  • December 20, 1920 - December 26, 2016
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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ROSEMARY E. FAHL HARDT, 96, of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 at her residence at 3 a.m. Born Dec. 20, 1920 in Denver, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Clinton T. and Jettie Harper Murphy. She was self-employed as a beautician and retired in 1985 after 45 years.

Survivors include a son, Stanley (Carol) Fahl of Fort Wayne; son-in-law , James Smith of Indianapolis; sister, Vernice Burke of California; sister-in-law, Donna Murphy of New Jersey; two step-daughters, Carol Sue (Harold) McGhee of Riverview, Fla., Joyce Dalton of Logansport; step-son, Charles Hardt of Logansport; five grandchildren, Gregory (Ellen) Smith Arlington, Texas, Kathryn (Andrew) O'Shaughnessy of Fort Wayne, Patrick (Nikki) Smith of Indianapolis, Kara Fahl Jaurigue of Fort Wayne, Stacey (Stephen) Hammond of Cincinatti, Ohio; six step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; 11 step-great grandchildren; and three step-great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by parents; two spouses, George Fahl and Charles D. Hardt; daughter, Sonna Smith; two brothers, Nordan Murphy and Elvin Murphy; and one sister, Londa Kuhn. Service is 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 at Gundrum Funeral Home in Logansport, Ind., with visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitation also from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Rd., Fort Wayne. Burial in Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Logansport. Preferred memorials to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home or Miami Baptist Church.