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Fred L. Hartung

July 31, 1942 March 21, 2019
Fred L. Hartung
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Fredrick L. Hartung, age 76, of Sullivan, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Washington, MO.

Fredrick Hartung, known as Fred, was born on July 31, 1942 in Bourbon, Missouri, the son of Willard Harland and Oma Virginia (Richardson) Hartung. He grew up and attended school in Bourbon. Fred worked with his Father at Bourbon Redi-Mix. He was united in marriage to Ruth Schweer on July 13, 1963 in Gerald, Missouri, and they were blessed with 2 children, Carol and Brian. They lived their lives and raised their family in Bourbon. Fred was employed by the State Highway Department and retired after 29 years of service. After his retirement, Fred operated his own dump truck, and then later spent 4 years as the Crawford County Commissioner. Together, Fred and Ruth were able to travel in their RV for several years. Fred also enjoyed music, especially singing, playing the guitar and having jam sessions. He also enjoyed hanging out at Uncle Ernie’s Restaurant in Bourbon. Fred will be lovingly remembered and missed by his family and friends.

Fred is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruth A. (Schweer) Hartung of Sullivan, MO; two children, Brian Hartung of Sullivan, MO, and Carol Henry of Sullivan, MO; 2 brothers, Ernie Hartung of Bourbon, MO, and Paul Hartung and wife, Judy, of Warrenton, MO; 3 grandchildren, Courtney Henry of Sullivan, MO, Brittaney Gargus and husband, Clayton, of Bourbon, MO, and Ethan Henry of Sullivan, MO; 2 great grandchildren, Lillian Callahan and Madilyn Gargus; numerous nieces & nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard “Jess” and Oma Hartung; two brothers, Willard Hartung and Martin Hartung; and one sister, Joan Summers.

Funeral Services will be conducted 1:00 PM, Monday, March 25, 2019 at Eaton Funeral Home Southside Chapel (301 Sappington Bridge Rd., Sullivan, MO), with Pastor Matt Dudley officiating. Interment will follow in Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, MO.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Monday, at Eaton Funeral Home Southside Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bourbon Thrift Store & Food Pantry.

Friends may send online condolences to the family of Mr. Hartung at www.eatonfuneralhome.com.

All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan & Bourbon, MO.


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Visitation

Monday

25

Mar

10:00 AM 3/25/2019 10:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 3/25/2019 1:00:00 PM
Eaton Funeral Home Southside Chapel

301 Sappington Bridge Rd.
Sullivan, MO 63080

Eaton Funeral Home Southside Chapel
301 Sappington Bridge Rd. Sullivan 63080 MO
United States

Service

Monday

25

Mar

1:00 PM 3/25/2019 1:00:00 PM
Eaton Funeral Home Southside Chapel

301 Sappington Bridge Rd.
Sullivan, MO 63080

Eaton Funeral Home Southside Chapel
301 Sappington Bridge Rd. Sullivan 63080 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bourbon Food Pantry (BEC)

PO Box 1031
Bourbon, MO 65441
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