Lawrence A. Hartman, age 88 of Mukwonago passed away on January 17, 2020 at Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, WI. Larry was born on October 28, 1931 to Lawrence and Mary (Emmerich) Hartman in Medford, WI. Larry married Marlene Pogatetz on August 1, 1953 in Medford.
Larry graduated from Medford High School, served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War era, returned to Medford, WI and later moved to the Mukwonago area with his wife Marlene. Larry was a man of faith, a member of St. Theresa Parish in Eagle, WI. He was also a man who kept himself busy, he was always known to be welding something or outside working with field stones and creating pathways, walls and the like. Larry enjoyed his time with his tree nursery. He also deeply loved and cherished his family and the time he was allowed with them.
Survivors include: his wife of 66 years, Marlene of Mukwonago; his 4 children, Jeffrey (Debbie) Hartman, Kelly Vinge, Nancy Kratochvil and Marie Paszkiewicz; his 7 grandchildren, Aaron, Joseph, Matthew, Sam, Jonathan, Daniel and Steven; his 6 great-grandchildren; other relatives and many good friends.
Preceding him in death are: his parents; his daughter, Dorothy Spittlemiester; his son-in-law, David Kratochvil; his granddaughter, Hannah; 2 sisters and a brother.
Funeral services for Larry will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 4:00PM at Thelen Funeral Services (W309S4840 Commercial Drive, North Prairie—NW corner of Hwy’s 83 and 59) with Fr. Dennis Ackeret officiating and military honors to follow the services. Visitation will be from 2:00PM until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions in Larry’s name may be directed to the family for distribution to his favorite charities later.
Thelen Funeral Services of North Prairie/Genesee is honored to be serving the Hartman family.
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