Mattie Hartman


DIGHTON — Mattie L. Hartman, 88, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Lane County Long Term Care in Dighton.

DIGHTON — Mattie L. Hartman, 88, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Lane County Long Term Care in Dighton.

She was born May 22, 1925, in Dighton, to Samuel David and Minnie Myrtle Rockwell Martin.

On Sept. 26, 1943, she married Kenneth C. Hartman in Dighton. He died Sept. 9, 2000. She also was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Marie Adams; and a brother, Rex Martin.

A lifetime resident of Dighton, Mrs. Hartman enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, designing T-shirts and making rugs. She and her husband traveled to Mission, Texas, for the winter for 25 years. She loved traveling through almost every state and went to Hawaii and Morocco.

Survivors include three sons, Ken Hartman Jr. and his wife Janice of Larned, Keith Hartman and his wife Georgia of Dighton, and Stanley Hartman and his wife Mary of Dighton; a daughter, Barbara Ott and her husband Dan of Kingsville, Texas; a sister, Betty Knauf of Conroe, Texas; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Christian Church, Dighton. Burial will be at Dighton Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Boomhower Funeral Home, Dighton. Condolences may be emailed to Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church, in care of the funeral home, Box 891, Dighton, KS 67839.


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