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Ardith Reichardt

Ardith Reichardt, age 84, of Aurora, passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021, at Westfield Quality Care.

Ardith's wishes were to be cremated. The family will have a private graveside memorial at later date in the United Lutheran Cemetery 3 miles north of Hampton, 17th & W Rd. No Visitation. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made in care of the family for future designation. Condolences may be emailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Ardith Rae Reichardt, the daughter of Arthur W. and Aleen Ardith (Davidson) Hageman, was born in Aurora, Nebraska on August 23, 1936, and passed away at Aurora, Nebraska on July 30, 2021, at the age of 84.

Ardith grew up in Aurora and graduated from Aurora High School in 1954.

Ardith was united in marriage to James Reichardt on April 8, 1955 in Aurora. They lived in the Hampton area for close to 40 years. Ardith worked at the Hamilton Manor in Aurora for 25 years where she was an aide and later the assistant activities director.

She enjoyed going on many camping trips with Jim.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Carl Hageman.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Jim of Aurora; daughter, Terri (John) Swanson of Grand Island; son, David Reichardt of Spokane, Washington; 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her cat, Blackie, sister, Jackie Wilke of Seward, sister-in-law, Jan Reichardt and other family members and friends.

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