Isabelle Hartman, 86, Killdeer, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Hill Top Home of Comfort, Killdeer. Isabelles Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, February 22, 2014 at St. Josephs Catholic Church, Killdeer, with Fr. Darnis Selvanayakam, MSFX as the celebrant. Interment will follow at the Killdeer Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson, and will continue at the church from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a rosary & vigil at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday one hour prior to services at the church.
Isabelle Roshau was born on June 29, 1927, on the family farm north of Killdeer, the daughter of Emil and Katherine (Geiger) Roshau. She was raised and educated in Killdeer, having graduated from Killdeer High School in 1946. Following high school she worked at the co-op in Killdeer. She met her husband Jerry through her brother, Joe.
Isabelle and Jerome Hartman were united in marriage on October 25, 1948 in Killdeer. Following their marriage, they lived on the Karey place. Many moves were made to various places in the area, and in the early 60s, they purchased Jerrys parents homestead, and lived there until 1979 when they built their home in Killdeer. Jerry passed away on December 4, 1999 and Mom continued to live in their home until her death. Issy worked as Treasurer for Killdeer Public School District. She also worked at Wetschs Jack & Jill in Killdeer and thoroughly enjoyed it.
She enjoyed yard work, reading and attending Mass. Her religion was very important to her and she was devoted to the rosary, praying it daily. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy, loving each one in a very special way.
Issy is survived by three children, Jane (Garry) McMahen, Killdeer, Peggy (Jim) Longmire, Bailey, Colo., and Lori (Jeff) Binstock, South Heart; daughter-in-law, Pam Hartman, Killdeer; 10 grandchildren, Kolter Hartman, Kara Hartman, Jana Kubik, Justin Hartman, Kristin McMahen, Steven McMahen, Adam Longmire, Scott Longmire, Brett Binstock, and Cole Binstock; five great-grandchildren, Logan McMahen, Grady Pigors, Gentry Pigors, Adalyn Hartman, and Tyce Hartman; one brother, Joe Roshau, Killdeer; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry; two sons, Kent and Richard; her parents; and her siblings, Ann Scheeler, Claire Roshau, Frank Roshau, Carole Gieser, Ralph Roshau, Aggie Karey, Polly Kilwein, Linus Roshau, and Marge Urbanec.
Arrangements are with Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson, www.ladburyfuneralservice.com