Obituaries Friday February 22nd
Sandra Lee Hartman, 50, of Burlington, died at 2:20 PM Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.
Born May 7, 1962, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Robert Lee and Carolyn Jane Phillips Sommerfeld. On May 21, 1983, she married Ross Steven Hartman at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Burlington.
Sandy along with her husband was the owner and operator of Southeast Iowa Garage Door Specialists.
She was an avid animal lover being involved with animal rescue and was involved with Aicardi Syndrome Foundation. She enjoyed boating on the Mississippi river, driving her red mustang, and especially spending time with her family and friends and her three favorite dogs, Faith, Molly Mae and Bailey Bear.
She was a 1980 graduate of Burlington High School.
Survivors include her husband, Ross, two sons, Jacob Hartman of Ankeny, and Brandon Hartman of Burlington; one daughter, Megan Hartman of Burlington; her mother, Carolyn Jane Sommerfeld, of Burlington; one brother, Jeff (Sharlene) Sommerfeld of New London; one sister, Patty (Kathy) Harris-Johnson of Burlington; sister-in-law; Beth (Steve) Delaney; and nieces and nephews, Matthew Sommerfeld, Justin Sommerfeld, Eva Johnson, David (Jennifer) Johnson, Hannah Delaney, Connor Delaney and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Also a close friend, Jami Gerhardt.
She was preceded in death by her father, her grandparents, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visitation will be from 8:00 AM until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Monday, February 25, 2013, at Thielen Funeral Home.
The funeral service for Sandy Hartman will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Thielen Funeral Home with Reverend Randy Langner officiating. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. A time of food and fellowship will be held in the community room at Thielen Funeral Home following the burial.
Memorials have been established for her children’s education and the Aicardi Syndrome Foundation.
A photo tribute can be viewed and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Sandy’s obituary at www.thielenfuneralhome.com.