Alice Hartke

Posted 6/9/20

OAKLAND – Alice Joan Hartke, 86, of Oakland, and formerly of Mattoon, passed away due to COVID-19 June 3, 2020, at Charleston Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

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Alice Hartke

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OAKLAND – Alice Joan Hartke, 86, of Oakland, and formerly of Mattoon, passed away due to COVID-19 June 3, 2020, at Charleston Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

A graveside service is 11 a.m. Saturday, June 13, at Oakland Cemetery. Krabel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Hartke was born May 14, 1934, at Brocton, the daughter of the late Owen and Ettoil St. Clair Coon. She married Gene Hartke Jan. 22, 1964, He preceded her in death in 2015.

She is survived by two children, Kim (Bob) Southworth of Oakland and Kurt (Cheryl) Hartke of Mahomet; two sisters, Norma Neese of Mattoon and Marcella Shoemaker of Decatur; five grandchildren, Austin, Payton and Nathan Hartke of Bloomington, Michael (Katie) Southworth of Tuscola, Nikki (Stephen) Guerrero of Oakland; three sisters-in-law, Linda Hartke of Florida, Lila Gibbon of Effingham and Linda (Martin) Hutmacher of Teutopolis; a brother-in-law, Roy (Sylvia) Hartke of Effingham; nine great-grandchildren, Logan, Owen, Carly and Ally Southworth of Brownsburg, Ind., Tristan, Noah and Haley Southworth of Tuscola and Preston Bancroft and Ophelia Guerrero of Oakland.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Jim Coon; two sisters, Kathryn Chamberlain and Mary Ann Richey; and a grandson, Jared Southworth.

Mrs. Hartke and her husband owned and operated the Crystal Club in Effingham from 1955 to 1986. Many people have fond memories of the live music, dancing and time spent with friends at the Crystal.

She enjoyed decorating, working in her yard and being with her family, especially to watch the grandkids’ ballgames.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences at www.krabelfuneralhome.com.