John Richard Hartmann died June 29, 2014 in Grass Valley, Calif., surrounded by his family.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. on Aug. 9, at Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley.
Rich was born July 10, 1936 to Marjory and Rudolf Hartmann in San Francisco. He was the third of six children. After graduation from college, he joined the printing industry where he remained until retirement. He and his wife, Bonnie were married April 12, 1958 and recently celebrated their 56th anniversary.
After retirement, Rich and Bonnie were involved in several community activities including, Habitat for Humanity, County Grand Jury and Interfaith Food Ministries.
Rich is survived by his wife, Bonnie; son, Chris; daughter, Julia (Sam) Carsley; five grandchildren, Shoshana Isaac, Briana Carsley, Taylor Carsley, Jessica and Jennifer Hartmann; brothers Bill, Jim and George Hartmann; sisters-in-law, Claire, Lori and Mary and sister, Caroline Levine.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Joe and his daughter, Monica.
The family would like to thank the staff at Crystal Ridge and Hospice for all their care and support.
Rich will be missed by many great friends who will remember him for his terrible jokes and eye-rolling puns.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Animal Save or Hospice of the Foothills.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.