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Lee M. Hartzler

June 30, 1935 - July 10, 2020

Lee M. Hartzler, 85, of 232 Hartzler Drive, Belleville, passed away at 8:28 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2020, at Valley View Haven.


Born June 30, 1935, in Belleville, he was a son of the late Leroy Hartzler and Sadie (Kauffman) Hartzler.

In addition to his parents, Lee was preceded in death by a brother, Lester Hartzler.

Lee is survived by his wife, Fern (Kauffman) Hartzler, whom he married May 14, 1955, and she resides at their home. Also surviving are: children, LeAnn Hartzler, of Belleville, and Gene L. Hartzler and wife, Esther, of Mount Pleasant; grandchildren, Josiah E. Hartzler, of Camp Hill, and Gabriel L. Hartzler, of West Mifflin; brother, Kenneth Hartzler and wife, Betty, of Belleville; sister, Kathleen Chambers and husband, Frank, of Lewistown; and sister-in-law, Sara Hartzler, of Harrisonburg, Va.

Lee graduated from Belleville Mennonite School and then attended Eastern Mennonite University. He worked as a bookkeeper at S.I. Yoder Oil Company for a number of years. Following that, he served as an independent insurance agent in the Big Valley area for 35 years.

Lee was a member of Maple Grove Mennonite Church, he sang in the Big Valley Men’s Chorus. He was a member of the Elk Lodge #1600, Boalsburg. He was associated with a number of insurance organizations.

He was an avid golfer, he and his wife loved to travel and most of all, he enjoyed watching his grandsons play soccer.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family at Locust Grove Cemetery, Pastor Alan Kauffman officiating.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Valley View Haven, 4702 E. Main Street, Belleville, PA 17004.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home Inc. 3813 W. Main Street, Belleville, PA 17004.

Online condolences may be offered at www.hendersonfuneralhomes.net.

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