Rita (Bachand) Hartman, 93, Hoxie, died Monday, April 30, 2018, at Sheridan County Health Complex Long Term Care.

She was born June 28, 1924, in rural Palco to Emile A. Bachand and Alma L. (Balthazor) Bachand.

She married Adam B. Hartman on Jan. 9, 1945, in Grainfield. She was a bus driver for USD 292 and Gove County Long Term Care.

Survivors include four sons, Donald Hartman, Dwight Hartman, and Durrell “Tiny” Hartman, all of Grainfield, and Darrell ‘DJ’ Hartman, Salina; a daughter, Denice Goetz, Grainfield; 11 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Grainfield; burial in Grainfield Township Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

A rosary will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Grainfield Township Cemetery or Grainfield American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 301 in care of Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.

Condolence can be sent to the family at www.mickeyleopoldfuneral.com.