Norma Jeane (Hall) Hartman, 90, of Monticello, Ill. passed away at 11:25 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Fair Havens Christian Village in Decatur, Ill.
Norma was born in rural Atwood, Ill. on September 10, 1929, the daughter of William and Allie (Beebe) Hall. She married James E. Hartman on November 27, 1954 in Tuscola, Ill. He passed away on February 22, 2016.
She is survived by her sons Jay (Renee’) Hartman of Decatur, Ill., Van (Carol) Hartman of Savoy, Ill. and granddaughter Allie or Savoy, Ill. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Wilma Redden, brother John Hall, and nephew Wesley Redden.
Norma was a farm housewife and well known for her excellent skills (pies, fried chicken, meat loaf) in the kitchen. She was a 1948 graduate of Bement High School and attended Millikin University and Eastern Illinois University. She served as past president of the Monticello PTA, Democrat Precinct Committee member for many years, and was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church in Bement. Norma loved music, dancing, bowling, getting together with family and friends, and her beloved Chicago Cubs.
Visitation will be held at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 1301 N. Market St., Monticello from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019. Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. with Monsignor Michael Bliss officiating. Burial will be in Bement Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to either St. Philomena Catholic Church, or the Bement Alumni Association.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Morgan Memorial Home, Savoy. Condolences may be made at www.morganmemorialhome.com.