Anna Mae Freeman Hardiman, age 84 of Princeton, Indiana, daughter of Dora Hardiman Freeman and Sylvester Freeman, was born on January
16, 1916, the second oldest of three children and departed this earthly life on
Monday, September 19, 2005 after suffering a stroke at her home on October 10,
Her entire life was spent in
In 1933, she was united in
marriage to Carl V. Hardiman and to this union were born two children, Aaron Leon and Delores Eugenia. She
was preceded in death by her husband in 1969, her son in 1958, and her brother
Fred in 1961.
Her entire adult life was
spent on the family farm with her husband, working together, and upon his
death, she continued to over-see/manage the farming operation until her
“MAE” WILL BE REMEMBERED FOR HER STRENGTH OF CHARACTER, HER GENTLE BUT TENACIOUS WAYS AND TREMENDOUS WILL POWER.
To cherish her memory, she leaves behind her daughter, Delores Hardiman Casey of Indianapolis; grandson, Carleton Hardiman Casey of Houston, Texas; sister, Mabel Freeman Tolliver of Peoria, Il; nieces, Eleanor Tolliver Wylie (Albert) of Peoria, Il., Eilleen Tolliver Gordon (Sherald) of Peoria, Il.; nephews, Wallace Freeman (DeLois) of Newburgh, John Freeman of Terre Haute; great nieces, Stacy Wylie of Chicago, Il., Attorney Erica Freeman of St. Louis, Mo.; great nephew, Jeffery Freeman of Newburgh, and a host of other relatives and friends all of whom she loved dearly.
Funeral Services will be held
Friends may call from 4 until on Friday at the Funeral Home.