Lucille Katherine Hartwig

b. 22 November 1913, d. 12 April 2002

Lucille Katherine Hartwig Hartmeister, 1913-2002
  • Lucille Katherine Hartwig was born on 22 November 1913 in New York.
  • She was baptized/christened on 22 March 1914 at Zion Lutheran Church in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
  • A snapshot was taken of the Hartwig and Woolcock families, likely out picking berries, in the fall of 1920.
  • Sisters Ruth and Lucille Hartwig appear in a photographic portrait, made about 1921.
  • A reunion of the Kammerer family was held in 1923 Kammerer family at the home of Helen Kammerer Hoffman, on the occasion of sister Phoebe Kammerer's Frank's visit from her home in Devil's Lake, North Dakota.
  • Charles Frederick Hartwig and Lucille Christine Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 746 Spruce Avenue. Other members of the household included Lucille Katherine Hartwig, Ruth Marie Hartwig.
  • The following appeared on 23 September 1933 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: Fourteen young men and women from Niagara county are enrolled at Mechanics Institute, Rochester, N. Y. . . . Miss Lucille Hartwig, of 746 Spruce avenue has begun her junior year in the Food course. Miss Hartwig has been assigned to work at the Rochester Gas and Electric corporation alternate months beginning in October for her cooperative experience.
  • The following appeared on 10 June 1935 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Miss Lucille K. Hartwig, daughter of mr. and Mrs. Fred Hartwig, of 746 Spruce avenue, is a member of the Senior class of the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute. She will be graduated from the Institute tomorrow. Miss Hartwig has completed the cooperative course in Food Administration.
  • The following appeared on 24 May 1938 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Seven Niagara Falls students are among 1,032 Syracuse university seniors who are candidates for degrees at the sixty-seventh annual commencement exercises Monday, June 6. They are:
         Miss Jane L. Broadwell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Broadwell of 3814 Macklem avenue; Albert W. Durnin, son of Mr. and MRs. Albert J. Durnin of 2212 Tenth street; Miss Lucille K. Hartwig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Fred Hartwig of 746 Spruce avenue. . .
         Miss Broadwell and Miss Hartwig will receive their degrees from the College of Home Economics. . . . Miss Hartwig is majoring in foods and nutrition. . . .
  • The following appeared on 13 February 1939 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Miss Lucille K. Hartwig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Fred Hartwig, of Spruce avenue, left this morning for El Paso, Texas, where she has accepted the position of dietitian at the El Paso Masonic hospital.
  • Lou Hartmeister and Lucille Hartwig served as attendants at the marriage of Ruth Hartwig and William Kaestner, 25 July 1942.
  • She married Louis August Hartmeister, son of Ferdinand Ernst Hartmeister and Pauline Louise Ahring, on 8 January 1944.
  • The following appeared on 17 January 1944 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: Mr. and Mrs. C. Fred Hartwig, of 746 Spruce avenue, announce the marriage of their daughter, Lucille, to Mr. Louis A. Hartmeister, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Hartmeister, of St. Louis, Missouri, on Saturday, January 8, at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran church, the rev. Arthur A. Schmoyer, D.D., officiating.
         Lieutenant Junior Grade and Mrs. William J. Kaestner, sister and brother-in-law of the bride, were the attendants.
         Lieutenant Junior Grade and Mrs. William J. Kaestner have returned to their home in New York City after spending the weekend at the home of Mrs. Kaestner's parents.
  • The following appeared on 26 April 1945 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Election of miss Lucille K. Hartwig, 764 Spruce avenue, this city, to the Henry Lomb society, honorary organization, was announced at a special assembly today at the Rochester Anhaenum and Mechanics Institute. Members are selected from those students whose accomplishments in the following areas have been exceptional, namely: scholastic accomplishments, personal development, participation in extra-classroom or community activities and, for cooperative students, growth and progress in cooperative employment.
         Miss Hartwig is a senior in the Administration department and due to be graduated from the Institute on Tuesday, June 11.
  • Lucille Katherine Hartwig became a widow at the 29 April 1984 death of her husband Louis August Hartmeister.
  • Lucille Katherine Hartwig died on 12 April 2002 at age 88 in Lewiston, Niagara County, New York, at Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
  • She was interred after 12 April 2002 at Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
  • The following appeared in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Lucille K. Hartmeister, age 88, of Eddy Drive West, Lewiston, NY died Friday, April 12, 2002 in the Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, NY. Mrs. Hartmeister was born November 22, 1913 in Niagara Falls, NY the daughter of the late C. Frederick and Lucille C. (Kammerer) Hartwig. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School Class of 1931. Mrs. Hartmeister attended Rochester Athenium Mechanics Institute (R.I.T.) and was a 1938 Graduate of Syracuse University, with a B.S. in Diet and Disease, and a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She married Louis A. Hartmeister on January 8, 1944. Louis died April 29, 1984. For 11 years she was employed as a Floral Designer for Harris and Lever Florists in Niagara Falls, retiring in 1982. She has resided in Lewiston for the past five years. Previous to that she was a resident of Youngstown, NY, Jamestown, NY and Vancover, WA. A member of the Lutheran Church of the Messiah in Lewiston, she was Treasurer of the Church for 13 years, taught Sunday School, and was a member of it's Altar Guild and a Wedding Coordinator. She was a former member of the Lewiston Senior Citizens and the Sunshine Club. She is survived by two nieces, Cheryl K. (Hadi) Bozorgmanesh of Seven Oaks, England and Margo (Steve) Collins of Silver Springs, MD; and a dear frien, Alice Rayl of Niagara Falls, NY. She was predeceased by two sisters, Dorothy Elizabeth Hartwig and Ruth Marie Kaestner. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, April 19, at 11 AM in the Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston, with the Rev. Thomas Mason officiating. There will be no prior visitation. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls. Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 915 Oneida St., Lewiston, NY 14092. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hardison Funeral Home, N. Fourth and Ridge Streets, Lewiston.
  • A single grave marker identifies the graves of Louis August Hartmeister and Lucille Katherine Hartwig.
  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2013

Family: Louis August Hartmeister b. 20 September 1907, d. 29 April 1984