Kristina “Kris” Hartman

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Kristina “Kris” Hartman, age 74, of Gaylord, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2022.

She was born to James and Ruth (Knepper) Bohan on February 26, 1948, in Detroit, Michigan.

Kris grew up in Birmingham and Farmington, Michigan. She was an LPN in her early years, and after moving to Northern Michigan, she worked and retired from NuEnergy in Gaylord. Kris was a Girl Scout leader with both of her daughters, in Redford, Michigan, and continued in Gaylord, Michigan. She loved to travel with family and lifelong friends. In her downtime, she liked to sit on her deck in the sun reading, going to the beach, visiting lighthouses, fish, trips to the casino, going on cruises, and golfing. She even got a hole in one! Most of all, she loved time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Kris is survived by her loving husband for over 50 years, Ron; children, Michelle (Sean) Pawl, and Adrianne Hartman; grandchildren, Jordan, Emma, and Audrey.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Kris’s honor to, T.A.C.K.L.E., a charity she strongly supported, through the Otsego Community Foundation, PO Box 344, Gaylord, MI 49734.

Cremation will take place and the family will honor her privately.

Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.

5 comments on “Kristina “Kris” Hartman”


    Sending my sincerest condolences. Kris was kind, smart and I enjoyed her company very much.
    Fondly, Elizabeth

  2. Dear Ron and family:
    I worked with Kris at Rick Fruehauf’s before NuEnergy. She was a wonderful person and a great worker! She will be greatly missed! My prayers are with you all🙏.
    Roberta Tholl

  3. Melissa & Tony Greif

    So sorry for your loss, Ron and family. Hard to believe she is gone. We worked together for ten years at NuEnergy and even shared an office for some of those years. We always knew how to make each other laugh. We always joked because I shared the exact same birthday as her youngest daughter that maybe we got switched at birth and I was actually hers. I will always remember the fun we had on the Mackinac Island trips, the trips to the DAC Christmas parties and casino, the hard work we all put in for Relay For Life, and the 5k Color Tour Fundraiser for TACKLE. RIP Kris, I will always remember your laugh and smile for years to come.

  4. Dear Hartmann family, I knew Kris through Girl Scouts and saw her in November as she dropped off toys for Toys for Tots. Kris was a super Girl Scout leader, teaching the girls life skills. She had a great sense of humor. Kris will be remembered fondly as a Girl Scout Sister.

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