Vivian R Hartmann, 84, passed away August 11, 2012 at Hearthside in Sister Bay WI. Vivian was born June 21, 1928 in Melrose Park, Il to Robert A. Reek and Iola C. Reek. On September 17, 1949 she married Ralph G. Hartmann in Maywood ,Il.
Vivian was a loving wife and mother of four. She and her husband owned and operated Hartmann sign studio for 40 years. She was a member of Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran church. Vivian enjoyed her family, mowing the lawn, playing solitaire, and watching Wheel of Fortune. Vivian displayed her personality by wearing colorful and flashy earrings.
She is survived by her loving husband, Ralph, of 62 years. Brother, Robert A. Reek (Evelyn) Prescott, AZ. Her son, Donald J. Hartmann (Lisa) Woodstock, IL. Daughter, Carol H. Champeau (Marc) Ellison Bay, WI. Daughter, Judy H. Cain (Greg) Jefferson, GA. Grandchildren: Daniel, Sarah, Jennifer, Katie, Rebecca. Great-Grandchildren: Kaylee, Lily, Cameron, Cannon, Wilburn, Taylor, and Berkley.
She is preceded in death by her parents: Robert and Iola, son: Thomas A. Hartmann, and grandson: Christopher M. Kiley.
Visitation will be from 10am to 11am on August 15, 2012 at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran church with a memorial service to follow.
Memorials in Vivian's memory may be made to Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church Building Fund.