March 31, 2017

Ilene Lou Hardman – Mitchell
February 3, 1937 – March 30, 2017
Ilene Lou Hardman, 80, of Mitchell, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born February 3, 1937, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Roland Lewis and Myrtle Alberta (Naugle) Mendenhall. She married Daniel E. Hardman June 14, 1953, and he preceded her in death August 24, 1995.
Ilene was Marion Township Trustee for more than 20 years, and had also been manager of the Mitchell License Branch. She was a member of the Mitchell Lions Club, Lawrence County Republicans, Indiana Township Association, United Township Association, American Legion Post No. 250 Auxiliary, and Jacob Finger United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her children, Dennis Eugene Hardman of Mitchell, Danetta June (Jack) Dorsett of Nashville, Larry (Michele) Hardman of Bloomington; grandchildren, Beth Ann Staley, Jacklyn Dorsett, Dennis Dorsett, Destiny Duke, Devon Cassidy, Joshua Hardman, Kelsey Hardman, and Logan Hardman; 8 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; sister, Marlene Boyer of Bedford
Her parents; husband; and sister, Loretta June Mendenhall, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 3, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Brenda L. Ludwig officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.
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