Patricia Ann "Pat" Harden
May 13, 1933 - February 25, 2018
Patricia Ann Harden 84 of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away February 25, 2018. She was born May 13, 1933 to the late Wilbur and Helen (Thacker) Norris in Indianapolis, Indiana. Patricia “Pat” graduated from Southport High School in 1951 and she married Lewis Harden, Jr. September 12, 1953. Her husband preceded her in death after 32 years of marriage in 1985. Pat is survived by her sister Helen “Lindy” Steinmetz, and her daughters Scarlette Harden, Melinda Pierce, Patti Alexander and her son Brad Harden. Her grandchildren, Lisa Brown, David Alexander, Leslie Necessary, Patrick Necessary, Nick Herzog, Ashlee Herzog, Richie Harden, Amelia Harden, her great grandchildren, Megan Stanley, Hunter First, Logan Alexander, Mckenzie Necessary, Harper Necessary, and Emerson Necessary. Pat is also preceded in death by her parents, brother, Richard Norris, Wilbur “Deanie” Norris, Bobby Norris and sister Vaugh Carpenter, and son-in-law, David “Bo” Alexander. Pat lived the latter years of her life on the southside of Indianapolis; and worked and retired from Mayflower Transit Company after 33 years of service. Pat had a very strong work ethic that she passed along to her family. Pat (our mother) was a strong individual who always put her family first in her life. Caring so much for her husband, her children, and grandchildren, and her great grandchildren. Early in her life she had a special gift for oil painting and later in life she was an avid reader, loved her politics, loved her flowers and had a special knack for decorating her home. But most importantly her family loved her; and she will be dearly missed. There are no services scheduled at this time.