Frederick William Hardt, 77, of South Beloit, IL passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 in his home surrounded by his loved ones. \r\n\r\nFrederick was born on February 17, 1941 in Wilton, Wisconsin. He was the son of Otto & Hazel (Tuttle) Hardt. \r\n\r\nSurvived by his wife of 59 years, Bessie Lou Hardt. Children: LouAnn (Pete) Speas, Tina Anderson, Fred Hardt, Jr., Rick Hardt, Nick (Liz) Hardt; Grandchildren Candie (Steven) New, Brent Hardt, Amber Austin, Andria (Daniel) Granado, Miles Misenar, Cherese Barker, Brandy Barker, Nicky Hardt, Jr., Steven Hardt, Brandon Hardt, CJ Anderson; Great grandchildren Alicia (Trevor Abbott) Watters, Shawn Watters, Jr., Rylee Silkey, Isaih Barker, Emiliano Aldama, Lorenzo Aldama, Analicia Aldama; Great Great grandchildren Jase and Kaydence Abbott.\r\n\r\nSiblings Sue (Burdette) Brown of Tomah, WI, Nardena (Jerry) Brown of Ava, MO, Sharon Gartman of Rockton, IL; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.\r\n\r\nHe was predeceased by his parents, brother Buster, sisters Cilista and Zeta, son Randall and grandson Mike Austin. \r\n\r\nWe would like to give a big THANKS to Paige and the Beloit Regional Hospice Staff!\r\n\r\nA visitation will be held at McCorkle Funeral Home – Rockton Chapel 767 N Blackhawk Blvd Rockton, IL from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday April 20, 2018.