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Annette E. Hardy, 77 of Gwinner, ND, died on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at her home.

Her memorial service was held on Monday, January 27, at Gustaf Adolf Lutheran Church, Gwinner, ND. Interment was in Gwinner City Cemetery, Gwinner, ND

(Armstrong Funeral Home)

Annette was born on January 26, 1942, the daughter of Donald and Jeanette (Friess) Willis in Eden, SD. She was raised and educated in Eden, she graduated from high school in 1959. Annette attended cosmetology school in Aberdeen.

She was united in marriage to Richard Hardy on November 4, 1961. They made their home in Roslyn, where Richard and Annette owned Rich’s Bar. Annette also operated her beauty salon during this time. In 1976, they moved to Gwinner, where Annette worked at Cary McDaniel’s beauty salon and was also the bookkeeper for Gwinner Farmers Elevator until her retirement in 2001.

They retired to their home on Clear Lake. She enjoyed playing cards, fishing, and having coffee with friends. Annette also enjoyed baking goodies for her family, especially her caramel rolls. She cherished time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Annette is survived by her daughter, Trudi (Doug) Christensen of Gwinner, ND; sons, Trent (Julie) Hardy of Fargo, ND, and Ryan (Shelly) Hardy of Aberdeen; nine grandchildren, five greatgrandchildren; sister, Donna Bolander of Lisbon, ND; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard (2018); grandson, Cody Christensen; and brother-in-law, John Bolander.

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