Dorothy (Babe/Queenie) Harper
1920 — 2006

There was never a greater pair of sisters than Dorothy & Vivian Lidgard.   Living near each other in northwest Indiana all during family-raising years (married to John "Bud" Harper and Hal Marvin Hart, Sr.) and both migrating to the Southwest in retirement years, they shared so may aspects of their lives ...

Contributions in Babe's name should be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America

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Age 2, 1922 (on right)

Age 4, 1924 (on right)



Harts at Harpers,
Xmas 1969,
Whiting, Indiana

John (Bud) & Dorothy/Babe (1999)

Dorothy/Babe with older sister Vivian (1996)
Harts & Harpers, 1964
Harpers at Harts,
Xmas 1964,
Valparaiso, Indiana

With daughter Dyan &
Daughter-in-Law Caroline (2001)

Daughter Dyan with her husband
Tom Erdmann (1999)

Son Bob with his wife Caroline

There to celebrate Vivian & Hal's 50th Wedding Anniversary, Estes Park, Colorado, 1992

Short video clips:  Sister Vivian's remembrances recorded for Babe's memorial service in Arizona (2006)
4-14 Megabytes -- May be slow downloading, even with broadband. 
(Just listen to the audio; get over the sideways videos...)
"Where name 'Babe' came from"
"On Holiday Get-Togethers"
"What a Cook at the Holidays..."
"Good-natured, laughing, outgoing..."
"Limberger Cheese"
"Dancing Diane"
"The Ice Skater"
"Going to Kansas City..."

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