Rachel Hartmann (90) of St. Peter


Published on November 19 2012 12:47 pm

Rachel Hartmann, 90, of St. Peter, Illinois died at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2012 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 20 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, St. Peter with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is two hours at the church prior to service time. Memorials are requested to the church or donor's choice. Pagel Funeral Home, St. Peter is handling arrangements.

Rachel was born March 19, 1922 at Mount Pulaski, the daughter of Harry and Frieda (Rubin) Lotz. She married Erich Hartmann December 25, 1946 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church and he preceded her in death June 9, 2007. She was a homemaker, farm wife, enjoyed playing cards and was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church.

Surviving are her daugher, Mary (husband Nate) Fortman of St. Peter; sister-in-law, Lela Lotz of St. Peter and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Elroy Lotz and sister, Alice Wollin.