TWELVE MILE — David Mark Zartman, 53, Twelve Mile, passed away at 8:35 a.m. Thursday June 26, 2014, at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.
He was born Dec. 27, 1960, in Peru, the son of David Bender and Barbara Joann (Arthur) Zartman.
Mr. Zartman was employed at Medtronic Inc. in Warsaw, and had worked for many years at Lau Industries, Rochester. Over the years he had also worked at various restaurants as chef in Kokomo, Peru and in Bradenton, Fla. He was a member of the Twelve Mile United Methodist Church, loved to travel, read and spend time with his nieces and nephews. Most of all, he enjoyed visiting with family and friends.
Survivors include his mother, Barbara Joann Zartman, Twelve Mile; sisters, Twila (Kevin) Childress, Sharpsville, Robin Spencer and fiancé Larry Freeman, Royal Center; nieces, Shannon (Henry) Torres, Logansport, and Melisa (Tony) Holmes, Sharpsville; nephew, Adam Spencer, Logansport; great-niece and -nephew, Anthony Torres and Riana Torres, Logansport; honorary brother, Josh Cree, Twelve Mile; aunts and uncles, Harvey (Peggy) Arthur, Akron, and Mary (Richard) Wood, Akron; numerous cousins; and his feline companion, Frankie. He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents and special aunt, Jane Jones.
Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. today at Twelve Mile United Methodist Church, Twelve Mile. Burial will be at a later date at Greenlawn Cemetery, Mexico, Ind.
Friends may visit from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Twelve Mile First Responders, Twelve Mile United Methodist Church, Deedsville United Methodist Church or the American Liver Foundation. Arrangements by McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Ind. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mcclainfh.com.