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Cathy Hartman

Mar 3rd, 1969 - Mar 4th, 2023

Funeral Ceremony: 1 p.m. on Friday March 10, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Interment: Oskaloosa Cemetery

Visitation: 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home


      Cathy Sue Hartman, age 54, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2023, at Clay County Hospital.

      She was born March 3, 1969, in Flora, the daughter of Dewey and Mildred (Halterman) Waggoner.  She was united in marriage to Howard Allen Hartman on June 28, 2003, in Stewardson, and together they have shared 19 wedding anniversaries.

      Cathy worked for the Clay County Advocate Press for many years and later worked for Huck’s.  She was a member of Cornerstone Christian Church in Effingham, the Flora VFW Auxiliary, and the American Legion Auxiliary in Strasburg.  She loved to cook with her family and enjoyed being a Girl Scout leader for over 20 years.  Cathy cherished her time spent with family, especially at family dinners, and will be remembered by all who knew her as a loving and caring person.

      She is survived by her husband: Howard Allen Hartman of Flora; 5 daughters: Chrystal M. Hartman of Flora, Keah R. Hartman of Flora, Terry (Randy) McDonald of Charleston, Kelsey (Jay) Burton of Charleston, and Cierra Hartman of Windsor; several grandchildren; a sister: Bonnie M. Waggoner of Flora; and a nephew: Billy E. Waggoner II (Sian Kuester) of Salem.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers: Gene Waggoner and Billy E. Waggoner; and a sister: Elizabeth Ann Waggoner.

      A funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday March 10, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Kevin Colclasure officiating.  Interment will follow in Oskaloosa Cemetery.  A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:   


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Lisa Kermicle

March 5th

So sorry for your loss , such a great person, so many childhood memories of being together in girl scouts, and then as my daughters leader.

Lesa Woods

March 6th

I will always be grateful for knowing Cathy and her willingness to help Girl Scouts. She truly was a very dedicated volunteer and made a difference in the lives of girls.

Cary and Barb Storm

March 6th

We are so sorry for your loss!! What wonderful memories we have with your family! Our hearts are broken for the pain and sorrow that you are feeling and yet we rejoice that she is in Heaven. Our hearts are comforted as we picture God telling Cathy, “well done thy good and faithful servant” Prayers for God to comfort and carry all of you through this difficult time. Whatever you need, just ask!! Much love and hugs to all!!

Eleanor Poe Bounds

March 6th

Sorry to hear of this death. My prayers include all of the Hartman family and friends.

Shelly Allen

March 6th

Oh my guys, I am so sorry. Praying for you for strength. Cathy was such a sweet lady. Many childhood memories across the street. Love you all.

Janitor Wayne

March 6th

Chrystal, Bonnie and family, So sorry 🙏 for your loss !

Paula Rahn

March 6th

Sorry for your loss

Jackie (Shedivetz) Good

March 6th

So sorry to hear of Cathy's passing. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Jane Gregory

March 7th

I am so sorry to hear about Cathy’s passing. Prayers going up to all who loved her. She was such a blessing to Cornerstone Church.

Jennifer Quandt

March 7th

Howard and family So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers sending your way🙏🏻

Bunnage Marsha

March 7th

connie eads momma sends love to Prudy's family,Blessings to each and everyone of them ❤

Dora Devie

March 8th

So sorry to hear of Cathy's passing. Really enjoyed meeting her. She was a caring and loving person to all who knew her. We will be praying for her family as they celebrate her life. With love, Dora

Cheryl Lopez & family

March 7th

We are sorry for your loss. Cathy had a heart of gold and her love for family especially her grandchildren was amazing. I’m so grateful for the time we shared at Rosalynn’s 1st birthday. May our Lord wrap his arms around the entire family and give you strength.

tammy and marvin haywood

March 15th

such a wonderful lady! always willing to publish info on santa's smiles group for free! and for soooo many others! rest in peace sweet lady!, hugs to the family n prayers

Norma (Fatheree) and Ivan Barnett

March 19th

w e are so sorry to hear of Cathy's .Prayers for all family and friends.

Pat Swartzbaugh

May 1st

Just this very minute became aware of your mothers passing! My thoughts and prayers are with you all!



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