Joan Hartman

PROSPERITY, S.C. — Joan Edith Hartman, 76, died peacefully in her sleep at home in the early morning on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.

Born on July 28, 1941, in Milwaukee, she was the daughter of the late George and Irene Grandquist Vlach.

Besides being a parent to five men, Miss Joan Hartman worked in law enforcement, worked in real estate sales and was an assessor and appraiser. She also worked for other city, state and federal government agencies.

Miss Joan moved to Newberry County South Carolina in the early 1990’s where she worked as a teacher.

Joan Hartman accepted Jesus Christ as her savior and has been described by friends as a ‘prayer warrior.’ She was a member of Faith Temple.

She is survived by her five sons, Kenneth Hartman of California, Dr. John Hartman of Wisconsin, Daniel Hartman and Michael Hartman of Michigan and Aaron (Lori) Hemmer of Georgia.

She was loved by 11 grandchildren and many, many other relatives and friends.

Joan was predeceased by a sister, Georgene Allread.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Faith Temple, Chappells, S.C., conducted by Pastor Tony Whatley.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.