Lenard A. Hartman

Bethalto | Tuesday, January 27 2015

Lenard A. Hartman, 56, passed away at 10:55 am Tuesday, January 27, 2015 with his family and friends by his side.

He was born November 21, 1958 in Alton, Illinois, the son of Robert and Geraldine “Geri” (Pollard) Hartman Sr. 

Lenard worked at Olin Corporation for over 20 years.  He enjoyed riding his Harley, camping in Otterville, working in his flower and vegetable gardens and most of all he loved his two dogs, Zeus and Bear.

He is survived by his father, Robert of Godfrey and his mother, Geri of Wood River; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Romona and Paul Smith of Rosewood Heights and Victoria Fischer of Washington, PA; a brother, Robert Hartman Jr. and John Kamp of Grafton; a step sister, Gwen Vollintine of East Alton; a step brother and his wife, Neil and Beverly Darr of Kane, IL; eight nieces and nephews, Brandon and his wife, Tiffany, Matthew, Jacob, Tonya, John, Rebecca, Michel and Shawn; four great nieces and nephews and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by his stepmother, Deloris Hartman.

Visitation will be from 9 am until services at 12 Noon Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Pastor Terry McKinzie officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to 5 A’s Animal Shelter.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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