Funeral scheduled for Hall County Commissioner Dick Hartman

Dick Hartman
Dick Hartman(Apfel Funeral Home)
Published: Oct. 27, 2020 at 1:28 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 28, 2020 at 3:33 PM CDT
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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - The funeral for long-time Hall County Commissioner Dick Hartman is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 2.

Hartman died at his home Tuesday, Oct 27. An obituary posted by the Apfel Funeral Home indicates that Hartman’s funeral will 10:30 AM, Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grand Island. Visitation is Sunday, Nov. 1, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Apfel Funeral home in Grand Island.

Dick Hartman’s chair was empty at Tuesday morning’s Hall County Board meeting. Hartman had long service for Hall County and Grand Island Northwest. Hartman was on the county board from 1991-2007 and then again from 2018 until his death, a total of 18 years. Before that he sat on the the Grand Island Northwest school board from 1976-1989, a total of 13 years.

Hall County Board chair Pam Lancaster said Tuesday, “We are so sorry and we will miss him for all of his quips during the meeting and so on that kept us on our toes.”

Memorials are suggested to the family to be added to the existing Hartman scholarship fund for 4-H and F.F.A. students.

Hartman was 83.

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