Michele Gabbitas Hardman
-- 1959 ~ 2013 --

Michele Gabbitas Hardman, our beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister and aunt passed away peacefully on February 7, 2013.

She was born to Bill and Cheryl Gabbitas in Provo, UT on March 26, 1959. She grew up in Bakersfield, CA as the oldest of seven children. She attended Highland High School, and graduated from BYU, where she met her eternal sweetheart, David Brian Hardman, son of Wendell and Lorna Hardman. They were married Dec. 27, 1986 in the Los Angeles Temple.

She was music and beauty, poetry and sunshine personified. Her life testified of her love for her Heavenly Father and Savior and exemplified courage, faith, hope and endurance. She survived three liver transplants and valiantly battled a difficult disease for 35 years. Her husband, Dave, and their children, Andrew (Lauren), Alex, Austin, and Annie were the light of her life and she awaits their grand reunion.

She was preceded in death by her father, and her brother-in-law, Brad Kellogg. She is survived by her husband, her children, her mother and many loved ones.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 11, 2013 at 11:00 am in the Riverton South LDS Stake Center Chapel, 12691 South 3600 West, Riverton, UT. A viewing will be held on Sunday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm at the church and Monday morning from 9:00-10:00 am prior to services also at the church. Interment, Highland City Cemetery, 6200 West 11000 North, Highland, Utah.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to: Intermountain Research & Medical Foundation to benefit Solid Organ Abdominal Transplant 5121 S. Cottonwood St. Murray, UT 84157.

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