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Lydia Rose Hard

Cedar Rapids

Lydia Rose Hard, 84, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at Grinnell Health Care Center. Visitation: 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Cedar Rapids. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the funeral home. Burial: Linwood Cemetery in Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include her children, Ray (Penny) Hard III of Brooklyn, Iowa, Ricky Hard of Cedar Rapids and Russell Hard of Palo, Iowa; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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