Charmaine Ann Hartmann, age 86, a resident of Osakis, MN passed away June 1, 2018 at Galeon Senior Living Community in Osakis.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Church in Osakis with burial in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Honorary bearers are Leslie Baumann, John Hartmann, Briana Hartmann, Amanda Hartmann, Michelle Hartmann, Melanie Falk, Jessica Hartmann, Amanda Geones and Foster Grandparents, Kathy Bowman and Ruth Hinnenkamp. Active pallbearers are Philip Weitzel, Matthew Weitzel, Alexander Falk, Paul Hartmann II, Holden Baumann and Ben Geones. Visitation hours are from 4 - 8 pm on Friday, June 8 at the Roy-Hetland Funeral Home in Osakis, MN.
Charmaine was born on August 21, 1931 in rural Howard Lake to Adalbert and Isabelle (Fasching) Brose. She grew up in Winsted, MN. Charmaine attended country school and Holy Trinity School, graduating in 1949. She then attended and graduated from St. Cloud Teachers College. Charmaine met her future husband, Donald Hartmann while in college. They married July 26, 1952 at Holy Angels Church in St. Cloud. God blessed their marriage with eight children. Together, they celebrated 63 years of married love.
Charmaine taught elementary grade school, having a 20 year career teaching and substitute teaching. She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, canning, traveling, polka, waltz and organ music. A lifetime highlight was dancing a polka with Bobby Burgess from the Lawrence Welk show at a concert held in Sauk Centre, MN. Charmaine played the church organ for 23 years at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Osakis and sang in the church choir many years. She was a member of the Christian Mothers and St. Elizabeth's Mission Group and served as a liturgical layperson. She was a Foster Grandma at St. Agnes School in Osakis for 17 years, always looking forward to helping children.
Charmaine is survived by her children, Maureen (Stephen) Weitzel of Willmar, Jerome (JoAnne) Hartmann of Owatonna, Robert (Ann) Hartmann of Nashville, TN, Brian (Jayne) Hartmann of Eagle Bend, George Hartmann of Rochester, Renee (Timothy) Falk of Apple Valley, Gerald (Lori) Hartmann of Sauk Centre, and Paul (Ann) Hartmann of Osakis; 14 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; sister, Sylvia Horstmann of Winsted; brother, Ralph (Joan) Brose of Cass Lake; sister-in-law, Shirley (Roger) Schahn of Bertha, MN. She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald, her parents, a grandson, Jeremy Rowland; her brothers, Stephan and Michael Brose and a sister, Elmerine Nowak.
Arrangements are with the Roy-Hetland Funeral Home in Osakis, MN