Ralph G. Hartmann, 85 passed away on January 15, 2014 at Hearthside in Sister Bay, Wisconsin.
Ralph was born on January 25, 1928 in Oak Park, Illinois to Werner and Esther Hartmann. On September 17, 1949 he married Vivian Mae Reek who preceded him in death on August 11, 2012.
Ralph was a member of Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church. He was a graduate of the Chicago Art Institute. He was a long time member of the Sister Bay Lions Club and a Melvin Jones Award Recipient. His love and passion were art, music and family. Ralph and Vivian were owners and operators of Hartmann Sign Studio for forty years.
Ralph is survived by a son; Donald J. ( Lisa ) Hartmann, Woodstock IL; daughters, Carol J. ( Marc ) Champeau, Ellison Bay, WI and Judy H. ( Greg ) Cain, Jefferson, GA. Grandchildren; Daniel, Sarah, Jennifer, Katie and Rebecca. Great grandchildren; Kaylee, Lily, Cameron, Cannon, Wilburn, Taylor and Berkeley.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church in Ellison Bay at 11:00 A.M. Visitation wil be at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service on Saturday.
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