Jim Hardekopf of Centennial, WY, formerly of Kearney NE, passed away at Ivinson Hospital in Laramie, WY on March 7th.
James Allen Hardekopf was born in Kearney, NE to Milton “Buss” Hardekopf & Irene Franz Hardekopf on January 16, 1945. He was active in many sports, graduating from Kearney High School in 1963 and Kearney State College in 1966. He and Patricia Sheen were married in 1964.
He spent his career working at Baldwin Filters as a Regional Sales manager before retiring. Jim loved to hunt and fish, snow skied in the Snowy Range and bicycled. He also carved wooden ducks. He and Pat moved to Centennial WY where they built their retirement home.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife Pat Hardekopf of Laramie; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Stacey Hardekopf, and his sister Joan Bragg.