Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER “ John William Hartmann, 79, of Wooster passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021 at Wooster Community Hospital.
He was born January 21, 1942 in Ashland, the son of Edward and Catherine Moreland Hartmann.
John was a self-employed HVAC Technician.   He enjoyed being a member of the Central Christian Church.
He proudly served his country with the U.S. Marines and was very proud that all of his children were also Marines.
Surviving are his children Michael (Renee) Hartmann, James (Elise) Hartmann, Mary (Stephanie) Hartmann, John (Teri) Hartmann, and Joseph Hartmann; grandchildren Michael, Bailey, Jessica, Elijah, Tasha, Connor, and Kelton; 4 great-grandchildren and a brother Edward (Kelly) Hartmann.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Mark Hartmann and a brother David Hartmann.
There will be no calling hours and services will be held at a later date.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions
Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691

Services will be held at a later date

No calling hours


  1. Mike, Jim, Mary, John & Joe – so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Thinking of you during this time and some of the fun we had in youth group. Lynette (Young) Cross

  2. John and Joe, I’m sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. I can still remember him joking around with me when we were young teens growing up. -Eric Miller

  3. Teri and family, my sympathy for the Hartmanns’ loss of your father and grandfather. – Audra

  4. Praying for God’s peace and that the good memories will bring comfort.

  5. John was a good friend to my big brother Bob Gray. It was an honor to know John, a fine human being and patriot. Godspeed John!

  6. I am so sorry to read of John’s passing. I had a great opportunity to get to know John as I over the past several years, having conversed on many occasions before church. I will miss that presence. My thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

  7. Peace and blessings to all of you. I have many memories of John and you kids when you were younger. Your dad and grandpa are with Jesus now. May you receive comfort in your grief that he is at peace. I hope to see y’all in person at future services to give each you a big hug. God love you!


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