The Clinton Herald
---- — Paul E. Hartman
May 15, 1931 - Oct. 11, 2013
MORRISON, Ill. — Paul E. Hartman, 82, of Morrison, died Friday, October 11, 2013, at Morrison Community Hospital in Morrison, IL
Funeral services will be10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at the Morrison United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ryan Sutton, pastor of Morrison United Methodist Church, officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the Morrison Chapel–Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will will be at Chadwick Cemetery, Chadwick, IL.
Memorials may be directed to Morrison United Methodist Church.
Paul was born May 15, 1931 in Thomson, IL, to George H. and Helen (Tripp) Hartman.
He was educated in the Ideal Grade School and was a 1949 graduate of Thomson High School, Thomson, IL.
He married Betty J. Haan on August 22, 1954 in Milledgeville, IL; she died January 1975.
He married Myrna J. (Allen) Griffith on April 16, 1988 in Nashua, IA; she survives.
Paul was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving during the Korean War.
Paul engaged in farming in the rural Thomson area his entire life
Paul was a former member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chadwick, IL and served on the church council. He was current member of the Morrison United Methodist Church and the Carroll County Farm Bureau. He also served as a member of the Thomson school board. He was an avid reader of the American Wild West books and enjoyed “windshield farming.”
Survivors include his wife, Myrna; two sons, Tom (Betty) Hartman, Thomson, IL, and Robert (Barb) Hartman, Thomson, IL; two step-daughters, Shari (Steve) Shannon, Geneseo, IL, and Gale Griffith, Rock Island, IL; four grandchildren, Kristina (Michael) Hartman, Nicole (Bryan) Faur, Travis Hartman; Jessica (Fiancé Evan Hollewell) Hartman; three step-grandchildren, Carly Shannon, Whitney Shannon, Chase (Jessica) Shannon; two great-grandchildren, Addyson Hartman, Kilee Faur; on step-great-grandchild, Cade Heilman; two sisters, Ruth (Robert) Mortland, Andalusia, IL, Violet Swanger, Milledgeville, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Betty, and two brothers Melvin Hartman, Marvin Hartman.
Death date: Oct. 11, 2013