Carolyn Elizabeth Hartman, age 72, of Fort Myers Beach, Florida, and a former longtime Sturgis resident, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013 at the HealthPark Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida.
Mrs. Hartman was born in Oakland, California on June 27, 1940, a daughter of the late Lawrence V. and Leah (Edwards) Wegner.
Carolyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She was a very caring and devoted person always looking out for friends and always ready to help others. She was extremely talented and could fix most anything. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, especially making things for the Neo Natal Unit at HealthPark Hospital.
She was a member of the Red Hatters of Lee County and enjoyed bowling.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her loving husband of 48 years, Robert A. Hartman of Fort Myers Beach, FL; her children, Michael (Judy) Hartman of Sturgis, MI, Robin (Gary) Garramone of Punta Gorda, FL, Steven (Penny) Hartman of Colon, MI, David (Teri) Hartman of Ft. Myers Beach, FL, Patty (Eric) Weeks of Norwalk, OH, Jolee (Scott) Cebull of Norwalk, OH and Robert V. (Tina) Hartman of Waterford, MI; her grandchildren, Brandon, Kerri, Shane, Keith, Kasey, Rachel, Leah, Amy, Rebecca, Nehemiah, Reno, Angie, Candy, Adam, Nicholas, Randee, Abby, Libby and Joshua; 24 great-grandchildren; her siblings, Marilyn Sitterblad, Claude Lieneke, George Lieneke, Steve Wegner and Larry Wegner.
A memorial Funeral Mass celebrating the life of Carolyn Hartman will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 3rd at the Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sturgis. The Rev. Father German Perez-Diaz will officiate. Burial of the ashes will follow the Mass at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The Hackman Family Funeral Homes – Hackman Chapel, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is assisting the family with local arrangements.