Effingham, IL Dateline November 21, 2004
Opal Marie Hartman, 82, of Effingham, IL and formerly of Bryan, Ohio, died Sunday, November 21, 2004 at St. Anthony Hospital.
Born October 28, 1922, at Sherwood, Ohio, to Ella (Ankney) and Louis Hellemn, she married Donald Witte in 1944 and he preceded her in death. She married Robert Hartman on January 29, 1955 and he preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Lutheran Church.
Surviving are her children, Jane Erbe of Tucson, A, James (Kris) Witte of Effingham, IL, Roberta Garcia of Las Vegas, NV, Scott (Sonja) Hartman of Bryan and Nicole Hartman of Bethel Spring, TN; a brother, Junior (Edna) Hellemn of Sherwood, Ohio; a sister, Laverne Wirth of Bryan; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Galen Hellemn and Vernon Hellemn; and a granddaughter, Rachel Motter.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. in the Oberlin-Ford Funeral Home in Bryan.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Fountain Grove Cemetery, Bryan.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.