Geraldine (Geri) Hartman, 83 of Springfield, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 7, 2024 at her home.

Geri was a manager and buyer for Mercantile Stores Company, Inc. and later helped the family business at Hartman & Company, Inc.

She is survived by her husband Dean Hartman, three children Janice Nelson, Mary Beth Hartman (Mike) and Laurie Hartman of Springfield, and others.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, June 15th, 2024 at 10:00 AM followed by a Celebration of Life at 11:00 AM at the Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at Rivermonte, 4500, S. Lone Pine Ave., Springfield, MO 65804.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for friends and loved ones to donate to Victory Mission + Ministry, CoxHealth Foundation, or your favorite charity in Geri's honor. Online condolences can be made at