TRENTON, Nebraska -- Albert Otto Hartman, 92, of Hayes Center, Nebraska passed away Monday, May 2, 2011, at El Dorado Manor Nursing Home in Trenton.
Albert was born on March 22, 1919, in Holidays Cove, West Virginia to Michael Moritz and Louise (Palin) Hartman. He graduated from Salem Ohio High School in 1938. He continued his education at People's Bible College in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
On June 4, 1946, he was united in marriage to Louie Lea Steward in Colorado Springs. To this union five children were born. Albert's ministry took them to several states before locating to Hayes Center. He retired in 1990 after serving the Lord for 45 years. Louie Lea preceded him in death on April 10, 1990.
On Aug. 2, 1991, he married Eva Maxine Bardo in Colorado Springs. They continued to make Hayes Center their home. Albert's favorite pastime included fishing, gardening and doing carpentry work.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Louise Hartman; his wife, Louie Lea; one sister, Louise Ingledue; and five brothers, Fred, Walter, Johnny, Raymond and Morris Hartman.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Hartman of Hayes Center; two daughters, Leah Hartman of Hayes Center and Jeannie Hartman of Lexington, Kentucky; three sons, Carrol Hartman and wife, Margie of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Kenneth Hartman and wife, Diane of Brownsville, Kentucky, and Morris Hartman and wife, Bobbi of Peetz, Colorado; one brother, Leroy Hartman and wife, Patricia of Salem, Ohio; one sister, Mary Ann and husband, Junior Blythe of Lisbon, Ohio; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Memorials may be given in his name.
Visitation is Thursday, May 5, at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook, Nebraska from 1-8 p.m. Cremation will follow the visitation and a memorial service is planned at a later date.
Friends may go online to www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences to the family.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.