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Phillip Hartman

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Phillip Hartman


Phillip Hartman, 79, passed from this life on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. Visitation will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, February 10, 2014, at Iles -Westover Chapel. A graveside service will follow the visitation at 3:45 p.m. at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines, Iowa.

Phil was born July 6, 1934, in Dana, Iowa to George and Belva (Padgett) Hartman. He graduated from Nevada High School and attended the University of Iowa. Phil married Jo (Judith Joanne) Thulin on July 8, 1955. He worked for over 20 years at Central National Bank and IFG Leasing. Phil's remaining work years included Erickson Corporation and R D Peters Construction. He was a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve, Boone Jaycees and Modelaires Flying Club.

Phil enjoyed University of Iowa football and basketball, visiting Prairie Meadows, and playing cards. He loved being "Papa", flying model airplanes and the Sunday family dinners.

Phil is survived by his daughters, Marsha (Tom) Frakes of Urbandale and Judy (Phil) Bentley of Waukee; and grandchildren, Alyssa Frakes and Abby Frakes of Urbandale, Nate Bentley and Matt Bentley of Waukee. He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents and his sister.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Special Olympics or a hospice of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at


Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 7, 2014
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