Dolores HartlDolores Hartl, 92, Grand Forks, ND died January 26, 2010 at her daughter’s home in Manvel, ND.
Dolores Hartl, 92, Grand Forks, ND died January 26, 2010 at her daughter’s home in Manvel, ND.
Dolores was born to Herman and Catherine (Steinbach) Schaefer in rural Fairville Township, ND on February 24, 1917. She married Edmund Hartl, Sr. in New Rockford, ND on October 26, 1936. They farmed many years near Bremen, ND and moved to Fargo, ND in 1980. Edmund preceded her in death on June 23, 1997; she moved to Grand Forks, ND in 1998.
She was active for many years in a Wells County Homemakers group and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Bremen, ND. At the time of her death, Dolores was a member of the Manvel Senior Citizen’s Center and St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Manvel. She will be remembered for her huge vegetable and gorgeous flower gardens, her delicious cooking and baking, and her lovely knitting, crocheting, quilting, embroidery, and sewing. In recent years she especially enjoyed playing FreeCell on the computer, passing time with her friends playing Bingo and Skip-Bo, traveling to visit and e-mailing her children, grandchildren, siblings, and friends.
She is survived by two sons, Edmund (Saundra) Hartl, Jr., Great Bend, KS, Eugene (Mary) Hartl, New Rockford, ND, six daughters, Mary (Roger) Larson, Holmen, WI, Cecelia (Robert) Ferry, Manvel, ND, Bernadette (Allen) Whetham and Lolita (Mark) Romanick, Grand Forks, ND, Colette (Dave Fudge) Hartl, Parkland, FL, and Celine (James) Craig, Brookhaven, MS, daughters-in-law, Gladys Hartl, Rapid City, SD, Margaret Hartl, Billings, MT, and Peggy Gandrud, Bismarck, ND, 34 grandchildren, and 27 great-grandchildren, her brother, Joseph (Lavonne) Schaefer, Fessenden, ND, her sisters, Josephine Cunningham, Staunton, VA, Rita Reidesel, Carrington, ND, Lois Vicha, Williston, ND, and Lenore (Del) Rood, Sturgis, IL, and her sisters-in-law, Darlene Daugherty and Frances Hitz, New Rockford, ND. She was preceded in death by her husband, sons, Robert, Francis, James and his wife, JoAnn, three granddaughters, one great-grandson, her parents, three sisters, and three brothers.
Funeral Mass: 1:00 p.m. Sunday, January 31, 2010 at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church in Manvel, ND.
Visitation: 6:00-7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service on Saturday, January 30 at Amundson Funeral Home 2975 S. 42nd St. Grand Forks, ND. Visitation will continue for the hour prior to the Funeral Mass at the church.
Internment: (Spring 2010) St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Bremen, N.D.
A guestbook may be signed or viewed at www.amundsonfuneralhome.com