Kenneth Eugene Hartman, 88, Moran, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Windsor Place in Iola.
He was born June 2, 1924, in Mound City, the son of Edward and Grace (Huggins) Hartman. Kenny married Nellie Ray Hickman on Aug. 10, 1949, in Garnett. This union was blessed with five children. She preceded him in death. He then married Betty Jean Higginbottom-Bohnert on Nov. 25, 1966, in Vinita, Okla. She also preceded him in death.
Kenny ran a blacksmith shop in Bronson before marriage. He then worked in the oil fields in the surrounding area. He worked as a plumber, electrician, farmer and construction worker among many other areas. Kenny was a jack of all trades.
Kenny was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Grace Hartman; daughter, Rose Covey; step-daughter, Jeannie Eravi; five brothers and three sisters.
He is survived by his children, Nina Thompson and husband Bryan, Pomona, Sally Powelson and husband Steve, Moran, Gene Hartman and wife Kristi, LaHarpe, Dale Hartman and wife Shirley, Moran, Charles Bohnert and wife Joyce, Fenton, Mo.; 24 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel in Moran. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Centerville. The family will greet friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home in Moran.
Memorial contributions may be made to Allen County Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
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