Funeral service for Doris Hartmann, 88, of La Grange will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January, 26, 2016 at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Rutersville with Pastor Marcia Kifer, officiating. Interment will follow in the Rutersville Cemetery under the care and direction of Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange. A visitation will be held from noon until 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 25, 2016 at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange with the family present from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Doris passed from this life January 22, 2016 at a local hospital.
Doris was born December 20, 1927 in La Grange, Texas to Hermann and Wilhemine Helmken Mueller. She married Lee Roy Hartmann on November 28, 1948 in Rutersville, Texas. He preceded her in death on June 29, 2001.
Doris was a member of St John’s Lutheran Church in Rutersville where she was baptized, confirmed and married. Doris was a Sunday school teacher, a member of the women of the ELCA, and the Rutersville Sons of Hermann. She loved gardening, cooking, canning, making jellies, sewing, dancing, and playing dominos. She worked at Luther Hill in the kitchen. For the first few years of her marriage she lived and worked in Victoria.
Doris is survived by 2 sons: Glen Hartmann and Margaret Fox of Rutersville and Weldon Hartmann and his wife Lee Ann of Rutersville. 1 sister: Marian Frerichs of La Grange, 1 sister-in-law Lorena Mueller of La Grange. 2 grandchildren Kayla and Kyle Hartmann.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 4 brothers and 2 sisters -in-law: Herbert and Leona Mueller, Leon Mueller, Lorenz and Evelyn Mueller, and Vastine Mueller and 4 sisters and brothers-in-law, Hilda and Ernst Peters, Edna and John Stahmer, Esther and Elo Wied, and Louise and Fred Witt, one brother-in-law Edgar Frerichs, and 3 brothers-in-law and sisters in law: Edward and Winifred Hartmann, Lawrence and Leona Hartfield, and Milton and Lillie Helmken
Family suggests memorials to St. John’s Lutheran Church 5735 Hwy 159 La Grange, Texas 78945, and Luther Hill Camp and Retreat 3782 Luther Hill Rd La Grange, Texas 78945 or a charity of one’s choice.