Merlin Edgar Hartung (1925-1976)

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Merlin Edgar Hartung
Born: 1 Apr 1925 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Died: 2 Mar 1976 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Harry H. Hartung
Mother: Verda S. Laird
Siblings: Etzel Meridan Hartung
Merlin Edgar Hartung
Janice Glide Hartung
Spouse: Sallie Bellamy
Children: Michael Hartung
Marty Hartung
Steven Hartung
Julie Hartung
Debbie Hartung
Janice L. Hartung
Lorraine S. Hartung


Petoskey News-Review, Wednesday, 3 Mar 1976:

Merlin Hartung
Rites Saturday

Funeral services for Merlin Hartung, 50, of Harbor Springs will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Gillian-Erwin Funeral Chapel in Harbor Springs, under the auspices of American Legion Smith-Hoover Post 281. Rev. David Crowe of the First Presbyterian Church will officiate and burial will be in Lakeview cemetery.

Mr. Hartung died Tuesday while shoveling snow in front of Fryman’s Shoe Store where he had been employed for five years.

He was born April 1, 1925 in Harbor Springs. He graduated from Harbor Springs High School and attended Lincoln College of Chiropractors in Indianapolis.

During World War II he served with the U.S. Marine Corps.

Survivors include his wife Sallie; three sons, Michael of Cincinnati, Ohio, Marty of Bellvue, Ky., and Steven at home; four daughters, Julie Hartung of Bellvue, Ky., Mrs. Debbie Howard of Cincinnati, Janice and Lorraine at home; three grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Verda King of Harbor Springs.

Friends may call at the funeral chapel from noon until 9 p.m. on Friday.


  • Petoskey News-Review, Monday, 10 Mar 1969, Obituary: Hartung, Etzel Meridan
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Hartung, Merlin
Date of Death: 3/2/1976
Liber: 1976
Folio: P72
Place of Death: Petoskey
Hartung, Merlin Edgar
Age: 50
Born: 4/1/1925
Died: 3/2/1976
Burial: 3/6/1976
Cemetery: Lakeview, Harbor Springs
Obituary: on file - PNR 03/03/1976
Military: WW2 - US Marine Corps
  • Petoskey News-Review, Tuesday, 10 Feb 1987, Obituary: King, Verda S. Laird Hartung