Minnie A. Hartke, 93, of rural Litchfield died Saturday, April 28, 2012, in St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hartke are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Pastor Ken Sandlin will officiate, and burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will begin Tuesday at the church at 9 a.m. and continue till services begin.
Mrs. Hartke was born on Oct. 12, 1918, in Litchfield to Henry and Freda (Doll) Boden. She married Harold Hartke on Nov. 8, 1942; he preceded her in death on May 15, 1992. Her parents; one sister, Eileen Hartke; and one brother, Bill Boden also preceded her.
She is survived by three daughters, Arlene (husband Bob) Carter of Carlinville, Carolyn Norman of Gainsville, FL, and Vicki (husband Dave) Allen of Carlinville; four grandchildren, Chad Norman, Bobby Carter, Kelly McLaughlin, and Amanda Allen; and three great-grandchildren, Jake Carter, Jillian McLaughlin, and Cayden Norman.
A homemaker and a farm wife, she was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Litchfield. The family suggests memorials be directed to her church.