BLOOMFIELD. HAZEL E. NARDINI-CRALL, 92 of Bloomfield, Iowa died April 6, 2008 at the Davis County Hospital Long Term Care in Bloomfield. She was born April 4, 1916 in Unionville, Missouri to Alfred E. and Vernie Guffey Minear. She married A.J. “Tudo” Nardini March 10, 1934. He preceded her in death December 23, 1975. She later married James J. (Jim) Crall June 17, 1984. He preceded her in death February 1985. From 1996 to his death in July 2007, Hazel enjoyed a close friendship with George Kyl. Hazel and her husband “Tudo” owned and operated Nardini’s Model Grocery in Bloomfield for many years. She was the mayor of Bloomfield for 20 years from 1970-1982 and again from 1986-1994. She was active in the Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce, Davis County Fine Arts Council, Davis County Hospital Auxiliary, the Pink Ladies until after her 90th birthday and several other volunteer activities. She was a member of the St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Bloomfield.
She is survived by 3 sons, James (Julene) and John (Valerie) Nardini both of Sioux Falls, SD, Jay (Candy) Nardini of Waterloo, IA; 1 daughter, Verine Jo “Jodi” (Larry) Parks-Doyle of Peyton, CO; 5 stepsons, Leo (Carol) Crall of Ankeny, IA, Marty (Linda) Crall of Windsor Heights, IA, Dan (Mary Kay) Crall of Olathe, KS, Chris (Carole) Crall of Seattle, WA, Phil (Marianne) Crall of Des Moines, Iowa; 2 stepdaughters, Janice Crall of Albia, IA, Kathy (David) Liggett of Bloomfield; 19 grandchildren and step-grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; a sister, Grace Yenne; and a brother, Gail Minear.
Funeral Mass will be at 10am Friday, April 11, 2008 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Bloomfield with Rev. Bernie Weir officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield. Visitation will be Thursday after 9am with the family present to greet friends from 4pm-7pm. A Christian Wake Service will follow family visitation. Memorials have been established to St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church or to Hospice, Inc.