Mary Ann Hardin, 70, Antigo, formerly of Stevens Point and mother of a Stevens Point man, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at her home, while under the care of LeRoyer Hospice.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at SS Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church in Antigo, with the Rev. William Brunner officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Antigo in the spring.
Visitation will be at Bradley Funeral Home in Antigo from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and at the church from 10 a.m. Thursday until the Mass. A parish wake service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday and a Rosary Society wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, both at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered online at www.bradleyfh.com.
Mrs. Hardin was born Sept. 16, 1941, in Dodgeville, a daughter of the late Paul and Mary (Owens) Thym. She graduated from Dodgeville High School with the class of 1959. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Platteville (UW-Platteville) for two years and graduated from UW-Stevens Point in 1973 with a degree in early childhood education. While in Stevens Point she was a member of the Garden Club.
She was married to Samuel Hardin on April 8, 1961, in Platteville.
In 1984 she moved to Palmer, Alaska, and volunteered at the Bishops Attic Thrift Shop. In 1995 she moved to Antigo and was a member of SS Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church and its rosary society.
She served on the Friends of the Library Board in both Palmer, Alaska, and Antigo.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Diane Hardin, Tacoma, Wash., and Melissa (Robert Booth) Hardin, Madison; one son, Jon (Lisa), Stevens Point; one sister, Marilyn (John) Neu, Cameron Park, Calif.; one brother, Pat Thym, Dodgeville; and four grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Paul Thym.