Hardy Lane Marricle, 56, of Falcon, passed away February 28, 2011. Survived by his children, Justin Marricle of Colorado Springs and Ashley (Benjamin) Dible of Camp Lejeune, N.C.; grandchildren, Tyler and Kayla Dible; sisters, Sunny K. Carlson of Pueblo, Jody Marricle of Pueblo, Toddy (Glenn) Neill of Ruidoso, N.M., Missy (Larry) Mitro of Littleton; brothers, C.O. (Sandy) Marricle of Las Cruces, N.M. and Mark Marricle of Denver; and sister-in-law, Cathy Marricle of Arvada. Also survived by the mother of his children, Rebecca Lowe; 16 nieces and nephews and seven grand-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father, M.E. 'Dude' Marricle; mother, Flora Lee 'Babe' Marricle-Marshall and grandparents, Clell and Irma Marricle and Hugh and Josie Bennett. Hardy was born in Las Cruces, N.M. on March 10, 1954. In 1972, Hardy graduated from Palmer High School in Colorado Springs. He earned his certification from Denver Automotive and Diesel College. He worked for Sears Automotive Department and later for School District #20 at the Bus Barn as a mechanic. At his request there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Hardy was a wonderful and loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle. His humor, laughter and warm hugs will be greatly missed. A gathering in Hardy's honor for family and friends will be held Saturday, March 12, 2011. For the time and place, please contact Hardy's sister, Jody, at (719) 963-7046. The family would like to thank Valley View Care Center in Canon City and Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their dedicated care of Hardy. Memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. May you find peace and love in the memories you cherish.

  2. Hardy,
    Thank you so much for the memories ! We had so many good talks! Made so many good memories that I have never forgotten and I will never forget! I only wish I would have kept in touch more. My Dad talked of you before I ever met you. Then school together, then after parenthood we talked so much. Your smile & grin I have never forgotten. I am hurting now for me because I got caught up in life & missed out in your smile & of course – the bar-b-q sauce recipe you would never share ! I thank you so much for the memories you gave me. Hey, look up my Father & tell him you are there now! You are missed so much my friend !! I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU, AND HAVE NEVER & WILL NEVER FORGET YOU !

  3. Uncle Hardy,

    I am so lucky to have had you in my life. I have so many great memories of you and that great big smile and huge laugh. My life is better for having known you. I know you are up in Heaven cracking everyone up and making it a better place.

    I love you so much and will miss you!

    Love, Karen (or as he would say… Mini Sunny)

  4. Oh, Dear Hardy,
    I started missing you when severe dementia rendered you one-fourth of the man you always were. Now that you are in Heaven with Josie and Huzie and all of our departed pets, I am remembering the many happy, troubled, crazy and precious years we shared and am almost content that you are elsewhere. I will always miss you, lil brother. Much love and hugs galore,
    Sunny K. aka Kayzie

  5. Missy and family, Your brother Hardy seems like such a wonderful man from his photo, full of life and character! He must have been the kind of person who was honest and unabashed. Am so sorry for your pain and loss, Missy. Will be thinking of you these days.
    Sue Defnet
    Geiger

  6. Dad~ I miss you so much. But I truly believe you are in a better place. I could of never asked for a better father. I’ll miss our talks, dates, and just knowing that you are always there for me. I wish that you were able to be the great grand father I know you would of been to Tyler and Kayla. Until we see eachother again! I love you and always will.

    Love,
    Ashley

  7. On behalf of Hardy’s children, Justin and Ashley, and our brothers and sisters I want to thank everyone for signing this guestbook.
    Thank you,
    Jody Marricle

  8. Dear Jody, Sunny, Lee and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Hardy’s passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you in this difficult time. Please let me know how I can help. Love, Becky

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