Anita Hardisty

Anita Kay (Trotter) Hardisty Anita passed away on August 6, 2022 in Papillion, NE. She was born August 24, 1947 in Nebraska City, NE to Ida (McBeth) Trotter and John Trotter. She was united in marriage to William (Bill) Hardisty Sr. on November 10th in 1968. Bill and Anita had two children, William (Bill) Hardisty Jr. of Omaha, NE and Amy (Hardisty) Bieler of Lamoni, IA. Anita worked for the United States Post Office her entire career.

In between work, Anita and Bill spent time fishing, camping, and traveling with their family. After Anita retired, she used her retirement years to spend time with her husband and grandchildren. She enjoyed having the grandchildren to the house and collected many toys and games to play with them when they were young. Anita loved and was loved by her dogs before moving into her Assisted Living Facility. She always had a dog in her lap or nearby. Anita also loved feeding and watching birds and had a collection of bird feeders wherever she lived.

Anita was proceeded in death by her beloved husband, Bill, father, John Trotter, mother, Ida Trotter, and sister, Karen Trotter.

Anita is survived by her children, Bill Hardisty and Amy Bieler, her grandchildren, Megan Hardisty, Kasey Bieler, Gabe Hardisty and extended family members.

Although Mom and Grandma will be missed. We all understand how much she missed and longed to be with Bill. We are thankful they are together again.

The Hardisty and Bieler Family would like to thank all of Anita’s family and friends for their support and well wishes.

We especially would like to thank the staff at the Hillcrest Cottages for their kindness and friendship they provided her for the last year and a half. It has been great to hear all the stories and kind words from the staff.