George Balsfor Hartung (1889-1953)

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George Balsfor Hartung
Lakeview Cemetery, Harbor Springs
Born: 1889 Larks Lake, Michigan
Died: 23 Nov 1953 Larks Lake, Michigan
Father: Henry Hartung
Mother: Lavina Lark
Siblings: Elsie Mary Hartung
David H. Hartung
Mabel Mathilda Hartung
Kathryn E. Hartung
George Balsfor Hartung
Alexander Hartung
Susan M. E. Hartung
Harry H. Hartung
Elmer Guy Hartung
Spouse: Ida Marie Robinson
Married: 21 Sep 1912 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Children: Doris Merna Hartung
Waunetta J. Hartung
Helen May Hartung
Alice Lela Hartung
Mavis Muriel Hartung


Unnamed Newspaper, ca. November 1953:

George Hartung Rites Friday

Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. for George B. Hartung, 64, former Harbor Springs building contractor, at the First Methodist church in Harbor Springs.

Mr. Hartung was born at Lark's Lake in 1889 and lived in Harbor Springs until 1942 when he retired as a contractor. He died following a heart attack at his Lark's Lake residence. He was married to Ida Robinson in 1912.

Survivors include the widow; five daughters, Mrs. Doris Swiss, Northville; Mrs. Waunetta Booth, Detroit; Mrs. Helen Coveyou, Harbor Springs; Mrs. Alice Bodzick, Lark's Lake; Mrs. Mavis Slifka, Lark's Lake; 11 grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Elsie Bonter, Pellston; Mrs. Katie Chellis, Levering; Mrs. Susie Stark, Pellston; two brothers, Dr. Harry Hartung, Cincinnati, O., and Elmer, Harbor Springs.

Rev. Floyd McCarty will be in charge of services and burial will follow in Lakeview cemetery.


  • 1910 Federal Census, Center Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Hartung, Alvina
, George, son, 21, single, MI, Can, Can
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Date of Marriage: 9/21/1912
Liber: 4
Folio: 97
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
HARTUNG, George B.
Date of Death: 11/23/1953
Liber: 5
Folio: 472
Place of Death: Larks Lake, MI
Hartung, George B.
Age: --
Born: 0/00/0000
Died: 0/00/0000
Burial: 11/27/1953
Cemetery: Lakeview, Harbor Springs