George H. Hardey, 77, a retired railroad dispatcher and former mayor of Florence, died Oct. 23, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Moundridge. The service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Zeiner Funeral Home in Florence. Visitation with family members will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Zeiner Funeral Home in Florence. Memorials have been established with Advance Lodge #114, AF & AM of Florence and the Alzheimer’s Association in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.