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Michael Eugene Hardman, age 52, of Wayland, MO, died unexpectedly on Friday,
December 25, 2015 at his home.

Michael was born September 9, 1963 in Keokuk, IA, a son of James Raymond and Jacquelyn Smith Hardman.

He was married to Tammy Pitford and they were the parents of a son, Michael.

Survivors include his son, Michael (Emily) Hardman of Kahoka, MO; his mother and step-father, Jacquelyn and Bobbie Bronstine of Keokuk, IA; three grandchildren: Devon, Elizabeth and Donovan Hardman; two brothers, Jeff Hardman of Keokuk, IA and Gary Hardman of Al; two sisters, Shirley Ball and Sherry Daggs, both of Keokuk, IA; as well as other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Jamie Hardman.

Michael was a former employee of Keokuk Steele Castings and was a self-employed mechanic. He enjoyed watching movies and westerns and having coffee at the station in Wayland.  He was very proud of his son, Michael and of his grandkids.

There will be no services or visitation.

Arrangements were handled by Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka.

Memorials may be made to Michael Hardman c/o Wilson Funeral Home.

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