Michael L. Hartman
Hartman, Michael L. 79 Nov. 20, 1936 Oct. 09, 2016 Michael passed away at his beloved home after several years of declining health. He is survived by his wife, Marianne; daughters, Julie Knapp-Hong and Tami Hartman-Jones; grandchildren, Bianca Miele and Eric Knapp; and brother, Christopher Robert Hartman. Michael was a 1959 Graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. Then serving seven years in the U.S. Navy. After his Naval career he worked at the Corporate level for IBM, Crown Zellerbach and General Mills in the San Francisco Bay area. He then decided to move to Sandy, Ore. where his parents Captain and Mrs. I. S. Hartman resided. Receiving his Masters Degree at Portland State he then began a 25 year teaching career with Gresham Barlow School District. He met his wife Marianne while teaching and they were married on Dec. 1, 1973. After retiring in 1998 Mike and Marianne took many cruises. When they were home, he devoted himself to maintaining and planting their eight acres of trees, gardens and Hostas. He also loved playing Piano, Clarinet and Harmonica, and was a great Cook. In addition, Michael was a gifted and brilliant Photographer, taking photos all over the World! A viewing will be at noon, Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 followed by a funeral at 3 p.m., both at Gresham Memorial Chapel 257 SE Roberts Ave. Gresham. The family suggests contributions to the U.S. Naval Academy Association.
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