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Floyd Hartman

Oct 10, 2008

Memorial services for Floyd A. Hartman, 82, of Miami, Okla., were held on Friday, Sept. 26 at All Saints Episcopal Church in Miami with the Rev. Susan Connell officiating. Inurnment was in the All Saints’ Garden of the Good Shepherd.

Floyd died Monday, Sept. 22 at his home.

Floyd Austin Hartman, son of Ralph and Emma (Koch) Hartman, was born on Oct. 5, 1925 in Estherville. He lived in the Miami area since 1951, having moved there to attend Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, where he graduated with an associate degree in accounting.

He was a rancher for 56 years on the Hartman Angus Ranch south of Miami. He worked for B.F.Goodrich for 33 years as a manager of the accounts payable department.

Floyd was a member of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Miami. He was a World War II veteran, and was a member of the VFW Post 2688 in Miami. He was also a member of the Miami Lodge #140 A.F. and A.M. for 56 years. He had been named a Paul Harris Fellow as part of his Rotary International membership; was a member of the Miami Travel Club and was vice chair of the Ottawa County Election Board for 13 years.

Floyd married Viola Rule on Jan. 16, 1954, in Miami. She preceded him in death on June 28, 2008. He was also preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Jessie Haar and Genevieve Fuss.

Survivors include one son, John (Roseanne) Hartman of Tulsa, Okla.; one daughter Julie (John) Schurman of Grapevine, Texas; two sisters, Maxine Niven of Bowling Green, Ky., and Virginia Egner of Dunedin, Fla., and one grandson, Nicholas Hartman of Tulsa.