Daryl Hardy(1948 - 2014)

Daryl Hardy

Daryl Edwin Hardy, 65, died Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 26 at Canton United Methodist Church. Visitation will be Saturday from 1-5 pm, family present from 3-5 pm, at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

Daryl was born June 1, 1948 in Sioux Falls, SD to H. Scott and Miriam (Loken) Hardy. He graduated from Canton High School and SDSU. He married Karla Thorsby on May 8, 1971. Daryl worked as an engineer at Bidwell/Terex until his retirement.

Daryl was on the Board of Trustees at CUMC, a lifetime member of the NRA, and a member of the Fort Randall Gun Club. He also enjoyed golf, hunting, classic cars, and drag racing.

He is survived by his wife, Karla; daughters- Jami, Jill, Erin (Greg Cain), and Tammy; brothers- Dennis (Lynette), Lynn (Lorrie), and Brian (Robin); sisters- LaVonne, Marilyn (Richard) Hyronimus, and Jan (James) Claggett; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Eric and parents. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed towards the Avera Transplant Institute.


Published in The Argus Leader on Jan. 25, 2014