Dorothy F. Hardaway, age 81, died early Sunday morning, April 27, 2014, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
She was born January 4, 1933, at Plains, Kansas, the daughter of Peter and Ruby Faye (Hoskinson) Schield. As a young girl, she attended the Plains school system, graduating from Plains High School in 1951.
On October 17, 1953, she married Warren L. Hardaway at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Plains. After their marriage, the couple made their home in Meade until 1976 when they moved to Sublette, Kansas. In 1994, the couple returned to Meade and have made Meade their home since. She was a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Meade. She enjoyed Sudoco, crossword puzzles, playing cards, country western music, watching soap operas, and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by:
Two sons, Jim Hardaway and wife Annette of Augusta, Kansas
Phil Hardaway and wife Jami of rural Meade, Kansas
Three daughters, Cindy Woodruff and husband Ted of Meade, Kansas
Kathy Linton and husband Daniel of Cape Fair, Missouri
Lisa Melton of Meade, Kansas
A brother, Carl Schield of Medicine Lodge, Kansas
A cousin, Phyllis Gearhart of Turpin, Oklahoma
Twelve grandchildren Five step-grandchildren Thirty-one great-grandchildren
She is preceded in death by her husband, Warren on October 13, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Meade. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday and from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Wednesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Fowler Cemetery, Fowler, Kansas.
The family would welcome memorials to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association in care of the funeral home.