|Sybil Grace Hutton Hartman
August 8, 1914–September 19, 2013
|Sybil Hartman, age 99, formerly of Wyoming, passed away Thursday, September 19, in her apartment at Delmar Gardens, Lawrenceville, Georgia.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 28, at Zion Lutheran Church, Wyoming with interment in the Wyoming Cemetery. Pastor Ginger Anderson will officiate at the service. Visitation will be from 5 - 8 p.m., Friday, September 27 at Lahey Funeral Home in Wyoming.
Sybil Grace Hutton was born August 8, 1914 in Lovell Township, Jones County, Iowa. She was the daughter of Charles and Hilah (French) Hutton. She attended Monticello schools and graduated from East High School and Gates Business College in Waterloo. She was employed as a legal secretary in law offices in Vinton and Waterloo following business school graduation.
Sybil Hutton and Walter Hartman were married December 31, 1935, in the Presbyterian parsonage in Monticello. The couple lived in Waterloo until 1941 when they moved to Minneapolis where Walter worked for Northern Ordinance during World War II. In December 1945, they moved to a farm near Dunkerton. In March 1949, they moved to the family farm in Jackson Township, rural Anamosa, and retired from the farm in 1976 after which they enjoyed traveling and visiting family and friends. After Walter's death in 1996, Sybil spent winters in Georgia and summers in Iowa and California. She lived full time at Delmar Garden since August, 2008
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. Sybil was active in the Wyoming and Olin communities as a 4-H leader, library board member, Sunday School teacher, and as a member of Kozy Klub, Progressive Club, Hazel Green Homemakers, and many card clubs. A tradition was the annual anniversary New Years Eve party she and Walter hosted each year in their home for family and friends.
Surviving are a son, Charles (Betty) Hartman, Lawrenceville, Georgia; and a daughter, Karen Strand, Arnold, California; four grandchildren, Bruce (Sharon) Hartman, Clinton, Mississippi; Brent (Lori) Hartman, Buford, Georgia; Kristin (Jamie) Overton, Elk Grove, California; and Scott Strand, Arnold, California; six great-grandchildren, Kyle and Kelli Hartman, Chase and Braden Hartman, Abigail and Natalie Overton; and special nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Walter in April, 1996, brother and sister-in-law Lloyd and Betty Hutton; son-in-law Max Strand; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Helen and Louie Nielsen, Alice and Tom Lister; and Gladys and Bob Van Gundy.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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