DENTON — Mildred “Millie” Stenger Hartmann of Denton, MD, died Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at the age of 90. Born in New York City on April 17, 1927, she was the daughter of Helen Healy of New York and MA. From the age of 6, she made her home with Josephine and Edgar Blades in Hillsboro. Millie graduated from Tri County High School in Queen Anne, MD, in 1944, and from Beacom Business College, Wilmington, DE, in 1945.
Her first marriage was to Russell Eaton, the father of her three children. In 1979, she married Dan Geib Sr. of Cordova, who died in Nov. 1986. Millie married Robert Hartmann of Hyde Park, Easton, MD, in 1990. He died in July 2000.
From 1962 to 1980, she worked as secretary to the sales manager of Fox Canning Co., Queen Anne, MD. Then, from 1982 to 1989, she worked as an administrative assistant to the director of Easton Day Care Center; after which time she retired.
Mrs. Hartmann was a member of the Hillsboro-Queen Anne UMC and also Ames UMC in Hobbs. She was very active in Bay Country Women of the Moose Chapter 1696, Hyde Park Club, and was a Red Hatter. One of Millie’s favorite joys was her great grandchildren, to whom she was referred to as “Minnie.” They always brought a smile to her face and warmth in her heart, as she did to theirs.
She is survived by three children: G. Russell “Rusty” Eaton Jr. (Barbara); Wendy E. Moore (Wayne), both of Denton, MD; Becky Jones (Wayne) of Cordova, MD; six grandchildren: Rusty Eaton III (Lucy); Melanie McMahan (Nash); Brittany Breeding (Matt); Mickee Roser (Darin); Courtney Wisk (Andy); and Carrie Middleton (Jimmy). Millie had 10 great grandchildren and was affectionately known as “Minnie” to Brennan and Rilynn McMahan, Stella Eaton and MJ Breeding.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, September 18 at the Moore Funeral Home, P.A., with a viewing from 12 to 1 p.m. Friends may also call the evening before from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The interment will be in Fairview Church Cemetery, in Cordova, MD.
If friends wish to send memorial donations, the family suggests Ames UMC, P.O. Box 145, Preston, MD 21655 or Compass Regional Hospice, 613 S. 5th Ave., Denton, MD 21629.website.