Shelbyville Daily Union


June 20, 2014

Louise Hartman

Fairbury —      Louise Hartman, of Fairbury, passed away at 11:10 p.m., June 17, 2014, at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.

     Funeral will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Apostolic Christian Church, Fairbury with Ministers of the church officiating.

     Burial will be in Fairbury Apostolic Christian Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5-8:00 p.m., Friday, June 20, 2014 at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury and 9:00 to 9:45 am on Saturday at the church.

     Memorials may be made to Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.

    Louise was born May 27, 1917 in Washington the daughter of Henry and Matilda Frank Menold. She married Warren Hartman on September 14, 1966 in Peoria. He died November 1, 2013.

    Surviving are four children; Linda (Neil) Schmidgall of Morris, MN, Ronald (Caroline) Hartman of Forrest, Ann Kachelmuss of Bloomington and Nora (Mike) Langan of Lakewood; grandchildren; Paul (Shawn) Schmidgall of Morris, MN, Beth (Doug) Rinkenberger of Fairbury, Rita (Eric) Eisenmann of Forrest, Mary (Ben) Erholtz of Morris, MN, Lori (Delayne) Stickling of Bloomington, Lisa (Bryan) Tolifson of Millerville, MN, Alan (Danielle) Schmidgall of Morris, MN, Tami Leigh of Pontiac, Ronda Hartman of Hudson, Colene (Ed) Smith of LaPlata, Md, Warren Hartman of Normal, Craig (Tami) Kachelmuss of Heyworth, Ryan (Haley) Kachelmuss of McLean, Aaron Kachelmuss of Bloomington, Katy Langan of Charleston, Cody Langan of Carbondale, and Kary Langan of Lakewood; 29 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; sister, Tillie Nussbaum of Bloomington; brothers-in-law, Wayne (Charlotte) Hartman of Racine, WI and Donald (Jo) Hartman of Bloomington; sister-in-laws, Gladys (Don) Memler of Downers Grove, Betty Hibner of Naperville, and Pat Hartman of Fairbury.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, two sisters, and one great granddaughter.

    She was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Fairbury.

    Louise was known for her delicious meals, especially her butter braids, her beautiful flowers and large gardens.

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