Gillies Funeral Chapel


Svea Helga Hardy

March 28, 1929 ~ February 17, 2017

Viewing: Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10:00-11:45 a.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel

Funeral Services: following the viewing at noon at Gillies Funeral Chapel

Interment: Portage Cemetery


Our loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Helga Hardy, returned to her Heavenly Father on February 17, 2017, of natural causes at the Franklin County Extended Care Center in Preston Idaho, at the age of 87. Helga was born March 28, 1929 to Emma Zimmer Larsson and Oskar Larsson in Basel, Switzerland. She immigrated to the United States in 1951. She met and married Ray Hardy, in Reno, Nevada. Together they had six children. Helga loved gardening, reading, cooking, and spending time with her family. Helga is preceded in death by her husband, parents and a brother, Elmer Larsson. Helga is survived by her six children; Linda Larsson, Rob Hardy, Margaret Wayment, Joe Hardy, Bonnie Quinn and Tara Voigt; 25 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and a sister, Karin Heinz. A viewing will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10:00-11:45 a.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services will be held following the viewing at noon at Gillies Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in the Portage Cemetery following the service. The family wished to thank the Franklin County Medical Center, with a special thanks to Extended Care facility for the compassion and care they gave their mother.

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I worked with Helga at McKay-Dee Hospital Laboratory for quite a few years. She was such a sweet, kind woman and was a good friend. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Michelle Horspool



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