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1945 William 2020

William Hartung

February 4, 1945 — June 11, 2020

William Frederick Hartung, also known as Bill, 75 of Kerrville, went home to be with his Lord on June 11, 2020, in Kerrville Texas. He was born in Crystal City, Texas to Herman William Hartung, Jr. and Mary Ruth Hartung on February 4, 1945. He married his sweetie, Joan Marie Janca Cantrell on December 5, 1992 in Comfort, Texas.\r\n\r\nHe was a 1963 graduate of Tivy High School. He attended Schreiner College and UT Austin studying engineering. He worked as a draftsman for almost 20 years before he moved to Comfort, Texas and began working for the Comfort ISD where he filled many roles and touched so many lives. This was the job that he most loved.\r\n\r\nHe was a Veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the United States Air Force from 1965 to 1968.\r\n\r\nOutside of his job, he had a heart for taking care of people, volunteering with the Kendall County EMS and the Comfort Volunteer Fire Department for many years.\r\n\r\nBill was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Elaine Gilbert, mother-in-law and father-in-law Albert and Frieda Janca, Sr., and his precious son Brian Heath Hartung who he missed so very much. \r\n\r\nBill is survived by his loving wife Joan, daughter Christy Wooten (and husband Danny), daughter Jodi Werner (and husband John), son Justin Cantrell (and wife DeAnn), daughter Jaime Cantrell, daughter-in-law Melinda Hartung, brother Al Hartung (and wife Sue), brother-in-law Albert Janca, sister-in-law Ruth Strube (and husband Thomas). Grandchildren Mindy Magee, Hailee Wooten, Kacie Mosmeyer, Kyle Wooten (and wife Lauren), Kelcie Anton (and husband Kenny), Garrett Hartung (and wife Elija), Kody Kotara (and wife Lindsey), Christopher, Josh, Johnna, Ciersten, and Jack Werner, Payton and Katelyn Cantrell. Great-grandchildren Blane Mosmeyer, Paige Werner, Rylie Rodgers, Ashlynn and Raelynn Kotara, Ryan Hartung and Ella Anton and multiple nieces and nephews. Bill is also survived by the mother of his children, Kathryn Simons and his best bud Phil Haggard (and wife Judy).\r\n\r\nVisitation will be held at Grimes Funeral Chapels on Tuesday June 16th from 5-7pm. \r\n\r\nFuneral services will be held at 10am on Wednesday June 17th at Grimes Funeral Chapels with Pastor Javier Santos officiating. Burial will be held privately at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.\r\n\r\nMemorials may be made to Peterson Hospice who provided such love and good care for Bill. He so loved every one of you.

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