Joseph Hart DARDIS

Age 87 Of Woodbury, MN Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather. Joe died peacefully surrounded by his family on 9/16/2013 at The Gathering of Boutwells Landing, Oak Park Heights, MN. Joe was born on July 20, 1926 to Joseph and Irma (Richter) Dardis in St, Louis, MO. Beloved husband of the late "Katie", Catherine E. (Bunn) Dardis. Survived by his sister Elsie (Dardis) Miller, Springfield, MO and his children Kathi, Joe (Carrie), John and Beth (Bill). Grandfather to Pam (Sean), Erin (Steve), Joe, Carly Jo and Paige. Great-grandfather to Aedan, Hannah, Audrey and Hailey. Joe proudly served in the United States Army in World War II in the Pacific and Japan. He retired after a successful 36 year career at 3M. He was a 15 year volunteer at Regions Hospital and a long time blood donor. Joe will always be remembered for his willingness to listen and help. He was a rock we all relied on. Interment ceremony of Joe and Katie at Ft. Snelling will be at a future date. Memorials to the American Red Cross.

Published in Pioneer Press from Sept. 21 to Sept. 22, 2013