She was born on December 23, 1950 in Indianapolis, Indiana the only daughter of James and Jean Wolfgang. Janet has an older brother Stephen Wolfgang and a twin brother John Wolfgang.
Janet spent all her youth in Indianapolis. She graduated from Warren Central High School in Indianapolis.
Janet would attend college at Florida College in Temple Terrace, Florida. She would receive her AA Degree from Florida College. She would also attend Western Kentucky University, Indiana State University, and Orange Coast College in Orange, CA. She was working on a degree in Early Education for Children.
During her time at Florida College she would meet and marry her husband Michael Hardin. Michael and Janet were married on June 19, 1971. Michael and Janet would begin a wonderful and loving journey that would last 52 years.
Michael Hardin became a Gospel Preacher for Church of Christ and continues in that work until today, 52 years later. Janet started her career as a teacher, but was a constant companion, aid, support, and encouragement for her husband in the work for the Lord. Janet loved the Lord and was a willing partner with her husband. Janet has been a faithful member of the Church of Christ for 71 years.
The marriage of Michael and Janet was blessed with four wonderful children. Michael Scott Hardin, Christopher Brian Hardin, Andrea Caitlyne Hardin, and Gregory Michael Hardin. Janet's busy hands became the loving and caring hand of a wife and mother. Janet was always giving of herself for others, especially her children.
Janet welcomed the marriage of Michael Scott Hardin to Amanda Lopez and Christopher Brian Hardin to Jill Cable. Janet welcomed her daughter in laws as her own children. The Hardin family has been blessed by the Lord with seven wonderful grandchildren: Annalyssa (Hardin) Duff, Joel Hardin, Mathew Hardin, Jacob Hardin, Alex Hardin, Emma Hardin, and Liam Hardin. The grandchildren were a source of great joy for Janet.
Janet would have a wonderful and exciting journey through life with her husband Michael. They would work with 10 different congregations of the Church of Christ for more than 52 years. They would work with congregations in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and California. Janet was a loving and caring person and everyone who knew her loved her. She will be greatly missed by her husband, family, and friends.
Visitation will be from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Friday, December 16, 2022 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions - Southwest Louisville Chapel, (10304 Dixie Hwy). Her Celebration of Life Service will be at 6:00 pm on Friday, at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions - Southwest Louisville Chapel.
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