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From: "Henry L. Schmick" <>
Subject: [GV] Obit, Doug Hardt
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2008 10:33:38 -0600

Billings Gazette
Billings, MT
14 Sep 2008

Doug Hardt, 47 of Billings, passed away at his home on Sept. 12, 2008, following a year long battle with cancer. Doug was born on June 4, 1961, in Billings, to Dick and Betty Hardt.

Following graduation from Billings West High School in 1961, Doug farmed on the family farm west of Billings. He loved collecting antiques, especially Red Kitchen Items, Crocks, and Oak Furniture. Doug will be remembered for having a big heart and always willing to help anyone in need.

He is survived by his parents, Dick and Betty Hardt of Billings; sisters, Lorrie Brown of Helena, and Shelly (Chris) Mangen of Billings; brother Brad (Tammy) Hardt of Billings; nieces and nephews, Mandy and Wendy Brown, Adrienne Mayer, Melea (Joe) Sexton, Celes (Tyson) Castro, and Joele Mangen and Riley, Lee, and Kady Hardt; great-nieces and nephews, Dominique Mayer, Evani and Tyson Castro; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Pete and Lydia Hardt and Arne and Evelyn Nielsen.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary. A reception will follow the service at Gusick's, 760 S. 20yth St. West.

Memorials in Doug's name may be made to Northern Rockies Radiation Oncology Center, 1041 N 29th. Billings, MT 59101 or the charity of one's choice.

Michelotti-Sawyers is in charge of arrangements and condolences may be left for the family at

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