October 4, 2013

Lawrence T. Zartman


---- — Lawrence T. Zartman

COLFAX — Lawrence T. Zartman, 96, Colfax, formerly of Kewanna, passed away at 4:05 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Parkwood Healthcare Center, Lebanon.

Born on Aug. 18, 1917, in Rochester, he was the son of the late Harry and Flossie (Bick) Zartman.

Lawrence was a self employed contractor who formerly owned and operated Zartman Construction Company. He enjoyed working on picture puzzles.

Survivors include his companion of 23 years, Betty Bowles of Colfax and her daughter, Linda Norton of Lebanon; Lawrence’s children, Violet L. Johnson, Bonnie L. Dotson, Susan Lawhorn all of Dunnellon, Fla., Richard Zartman of Tennessee and Dennis R. Zartman (Lou) of Warsaw. He is also survived by many grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Adams) Zartman, brothers, Carl, Verl, Manford and Calvin Zartman, and sisters, Fern Taylor and Esther McFarland.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Kewanna Chapel, with one hour of visitation prior to the service. Burial will follow at Citizens I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Kewanna.

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