Kay Harder, 63Kay “Sissy” Charlene Harder, 63, formerly of Burlington, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully at her residence in Minneapolis on September 30, 2011.
Kay “Sissy” Charlene Harder, 63, formerly of Burlington, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully at her residence in Minneapolis on September 30, 2011.
Kay was born September 2, 1948 in St. Paul to Roy and Jean Fladwood. She grew up in Alexandria, where she graduated from Jefferson High School and then later attended the University of Minnesota.
She raised three sons, Jason (Karen) Motl of Winona, Travis (Rachel) Harder of Burlington, WI and Ian Harder, El Centro, CA at their house in Burlington, WI while working for the Standard Press as an assistant editor.
She later moved to the Minneapolis area to be closer to her sisters and worked at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis.
She loved watching movies, reading and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Jean; stepfather, Walter Anderson; infant sister, Connie Lee; brother, James; and nephew, Andrew.
Kay “Sissy” is survived by her brother, Delmer (Roxanne) Fladwood; sisters, Mary Jo (Mike) Baglio and Patti Lu Fladwood; her sons, Jason, Travis and Ian; and three beautiful grandchildren, Kayla, Abigail and Jack, who knew her as “Nonnie.”
She wished to be cremated and placed to rest at a later date with her family at Union Cemetery in Maplewood.
Condolences to the family may be made at the website www.cremationsocietyofmn.com/obituaries.