Gratitude, humor, quick wit, and an easy going nature were present in Ardis's life.
Her deep and ever growing faith in God was interwoven in the fabric of her life. So often she was found selflessly putting the needs of others above her own.
7 Grandchildren, Derek, Lexi, Amanda, Halie, Evan, Ethan, & Morgan. On June 1, 1955, he was united in marriage to Alice Hirchert in Quinn, SD. Erhart and Alice raised their family on the farm north of Creighton.
She enjoyed drawing, writing skits and plays, and playing piano for school programs and events throughout the Red Owl community.
Area children received musical instruction from Ardis as she taught piano lessons in her home and music in the rural schools for many years.
In her years at Red Owl, she was very involved in the community as a school board member, Secretary/Treasurer for the Meade County Farm Bureau, Right to Life member, and substitute teacher.
She found great joy and satisfaction sharing the love of God with children in various childrens ministries, both in Union Center and Stoneville.
Harvest time at his daughter and son-in-law was an enjoyable time.