2019-01-10 / Obituaries

Warren “Jack” J. Hartwick

Warren “Jack” J. Hartwick Warren “Jack” J. Hartwick CURTIS – Longtime Curtis resident, Warren “Jack” James Hartwick, 95, died Monday morning Jan. 7, 2019, at his residence.

Born May 25, 1923, in Rexton, Mich., son of the late James and Agnes (Hatch) Hartwick, Jack was the last surviving of 12 children. As a youth, he was a golf caddie at Blaney Park and on Jan. 11, 1943, enlisted in the United States Army. Jack served in France and Germany during World War II and was stationed in Normandy and also guarded war criminals in Nurnburg. Following his honorable discharge on Jan. 2, 1946, Jack married the former Jennie Lowry on Aug. 19, 1946. He was employed as a logger and later as a driller at Inland Lime and Steel for several years until his retirement. Jack was a life member of the VFW Post No. 6030 in Germfask, Mich. and enjoyed woodworking, fishing, hunting, camping and travelling.

Survivors include his daughters Shirley Tymusz of Appleton, Wis. and Marjorie “Midge” Harlow of Curtis, Mich.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Jack is preceded in death by his wife Jennie on July 4, 2005.

Friends may call at the Curtis Baptist Church on Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 10 – 11 a.m. A memorial service celebrating the life of Jack will follow at 11 a.m., at the church, with Pastor Patrick McNeill officiating. Graveside services with military honors conducted by the American Legion Post No. 74 and the United States Army Honor Guard will take place in the spring at Woodlawn Cemetery in Curtis.

Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed at www.beaulieufuneralhome.com.

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