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posted: July 08, 2014

  • by: WHPO Editor

Evelyn M. Hartman, 90, of Watseka

Evelyn M. Hartman, 90, of Watseka passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014 at Iroquois Resident Home in Watseka.

Evelyn was born May 19, 1924 in Cissna Park, the daughter of Benjamin and Lillian Feller Kaufmann. She married Harvey H. Hartman on February 22, 1946 in Watseka and he preceded her in death on November 11, 2005.

She is survived by three daughters, Sheryl (Ron) Gocken of Watseka, Sharon (Harold) Wiedeman of Watseka, and Sheila Hartman of Watseka; one daughter-in-law, Barbara Hartman of Inverness; four grandchildren, Lisa (Todd) Oster, David Wiedeman, Hailey and Michael Hartman; four great grandchildren; one brother, Harry (Engel) Kaufmann of Watseka; five sisters, Erm Tebo of Cissna Park, Vi (Gene) Redman of Watseka, Arlene Gutwein of Surprise, AZ, Wilma (Rolland) Light of Sheldon, Dorothy (Joel) Koonce of Watseka; one sister-in-law, Irene Lowe of Watseka.

In addition to her husband, Harvey, she was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Leslie and Marvin Kaufmann; and one son, Rick Hartman.

Mrs. Hartman was a member of First United Methodist Church in Watseka. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Pastor Jim Harkins will officiate. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka.

Visitation will be from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), or donor’s choice.