George G. Hartman

Died Aug. 13, 2017


George G. Hartman, 91, of Sebewaing, formerly of Mio, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones.

Mr. Hartman was born Feb. 15, 1926, to Myrtle and Burt Hartman and raised in Luzerne. They moved to Mio where George attended Mio Schools. In 1943 George enlisted in the Navy and served in the South Pacific until 1947. He married Beverly (Walker) on Nov. 13, 1948, in Mio. George and Beverly began their life together in Detroit where he started work for Detroit Edison. They moved to a farm in Gagetown in 1951 where they raised their four children. He loved rodeos, farming, fishing, hunting and traveling. He retired from Detroit Edison in 1983. He traveled with Beverly around North America and enjoyed many months with their friends at their beloved lot in Chokoloskee, Fla. George was a member of the Mio United Methodist Church, Gagetown United Methodist Church and Everglades Community Church. George was also a lifelong member of the Masonic order. He dedicated several years working for both the Caro Police Department and the Oscoda County Sheriff Department.

Mr. Hartman is survived by his children, George B. (Diana) Hartman of Hudson, Fla., Tim (Diane) Hartman of Sebewaing, Patti Hartman of San Diego, Calif., and Richard (Donna) Hartman of Caro; his sister-in-law, Mickey Salmons of Rose City; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, from 2-8 p.m. with a Masonic service at 7 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at 11 a.m. also at the funeral home, with Pastor Brenda Klacking officiating. Military honors and interment to follow at the Mentor Township Cemetery, Mio.


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