Carol K. Hardin, 76, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 9:43 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at her home. She was born on January 25, 1944 in Fort Madison, IA to John W. & Catherine M. Krogmeier Murphy. She married Joseph L. Hardin in August of 1977 in Fort Madison, IA. She served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War was a homemaker and wife. She enjoyed reading, arts & crafts, writing poetry, gardening, cooking and her adopted animals from the P.A.W. Animal Shelter.
Carol is survived by: 1-son: Steve (Martha Gilpin) McCutcheon of Fort Madison, IA; her grandchildren of the heart: Jacob, Arianna, Trevin & Alaina; 3-sisters: Dona (Joseph) Popp of Oregon, IL, Connie (Kent) Ortman of Fairfield Glade, TN & Pat (David V.) Martinez of Fort Madison, IA; 1-brother in law: Jerry (Linda) Hardin of Davenport, IA & 1-sister in law: Cheryl Hardin of Fort Madison, IA. She was preceded in death by: her parents, husband & 1-brother in law: Chuck Hardin.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory and no services are planned. A memorial has been established for P.A.W. Animal Shelter and may be mailed to: Steve McCutcheon, P.O. Box 56, Fort Madison, IA 52627. Online condolences to Carol’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.