Dr. Robert D. Hartman
- December 27, 1930 - September 20, 2012
- Indianapolis, Indiana
of Robert's Passing
Dr. Robert Hartman/Melissa Hartman McCulloch Scholarship Fund
c/o the Carmel Clay Education Foundation
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“We are saddened by the death of Dr. Hartman. His grand contributions to the Carmel Clay Schools were outstanding. May your fondest memories bring you...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Jim and Ann Sawyer - Carmel, IN
“To Michael and his family my deepest sympathy.I worked with Michael on the original Prevail Brd.in the late 1980's. David J.Crose.
2 of 9 | Posted by: David J.Crose - Indianapolis, IN
“Dear Hartman family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
With deepest sympathy,
Tim and Emily Marshall
3 of 9 | Posted by: Tim and Emily Marshall - Chelsea, MI
“With deepest sympathy the Ziegler family extends our warmest wishes that all of the Hartman's find peace.
The Howard Wayne Ziegler...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Ziegler - Indianapolis, IN
“Dr. Hartman obviously deeply loved his family to have fought so long and so valiantly against his disease these past years in order to continue to...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mark & Dianne Sutton - Carmel, IN
“I always admired Bob as a person who demonstrated leadership with a calm, soothing manner. He was an individual who defined the word "class". He...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Tom Hannon - Springfield, IL
“Bob served the Carmel Schools with dignity and provided outstanding leadership during a period of enrollment growth, changes in school board culture...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Harmon Baldwin - Bloomington, IN
“Ann - you were always there for our parents. You and Bob were trusted friends. As a school board member - no doubt one of Dad's proudest moments...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: James O'Neal, Jr. - Orlando, FL
“Dear Hartman Family,
There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers
Dr. Robert D. Hartman passed from this world on September 20, 2012. Robert was born to Emil and Hanna (Johnson) Hartman on their Secor, Illinois farm in 1930. Robert's parents and his older brother, Wilbur predeceased him.
Bob married Catherine Ann (Jenkins) in 1952. They had four children: Michael (Carol), Mark (Robin), Mary Beth (Robert) Barnes and Melissa (Bob) McCulloch. Melissa passed away in 1990.
Bob and Ann were also blessed with nine grandchildren: Toby (Alicia), Tyler, Jacob, Cati Barnes, Will, Molly, Melissa Ann, Ryan Barnes, and Margaret; and one great granddaughter, Gabriella.
From 1968 until his retirement in 1993, Dr. Hartman was superintendent of Carmel Clay Schools. Previously, he was assistant superintendent in Libertyville, Illinois and principal of Willard Elementary School in Evanston, Illinois. He received his EdD from the University of Illinois, and his Master's and Bachelor's Degrees from Illinois State University.
Dr. Hartman served in the US Army from 1953-1955. He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, the Carmel Lions Club, the Carmel Chamber of Commerce and the Carmel Dad's Club. He was also a life-long Chicago Cubs fan.
A memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel at 11:00 am on Monday, September 24. A private burial will follow. Family and friends are invited to gather on Sunday, September 23 from 3:00pm - 7:00 pm at Flanner and Buchanan-Carmel and on Monday from 10:00 am until the time of the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Dr. Robert Hartman/Melissa Hartman McCulloch Scholarship Fund c/o the Carmel Clay Education Foundation.
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