Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, February 07, 2013
OBITUARY ~ JACK E. HARTMAN
Jack E. HARTMAN was born August 24, 1922 to Clarence and Bertha MORELAND HARTMAN in Union county,
Iowa. After attending rural schools for two years in Union county, the family moved to Adair county where he
attended Orient school. In his senior year, his family moved near Greenfield where he graduated in 1940.
he married Beulah PARKIS. To this union two children were born, Richard and Linda.
Jack farmed in Adair county
and in February of 1945 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After his discharge he farmed in Adair county until 1959
when he moved to Mount Ayr, Iowa where he operated the Phillips 66 station. Later he sold bread for Hy-Vee where
he delivered to stores in southern Iowa and northern Missouri. In 1979 he sold his bread route and accepted a
job with the Mount Ayr Police Department from which he retired in 1987.
Jack was a member of the American
Legion Post #172 and the Mount Ayr Fire Department. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, hunting, going to ball games,
playing cards and dancing.
He enjoyed his children, grandchildren and daughter-in-law, Nancy.
Jack passed away
February 2, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son Richard and a brother, Jim.
Those left to cherish
his memory include his loving wife, Beulah HARTMAN, daughter, Linda HARTMAN and daughter-in-law, Nancy HARTMAN,
all of Mount Ayr, Iowa; grandsons, Tom and Brad HARTMAN; great-grandchildren, Cambri, Karlie and Kellen, and
other relatives and friends.
A memorial has been established to the Mount Ayr Public Library.
conducted at Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, with Rev. Terry ROBERTS
Casket bearers were Brad HARTMAN, Tom HARTMAN, Wayne PETERSON, Lyle MINNICK, Rich BRUNDAGEAND
Musicians included Jane THOMAS and Collus LAWHEAD.
Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery in
Mount Ayr. Military rites were by U.S. Navy Honor Guard and Ringgold Post #172.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, February of 2013
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