William “Bill” Hartmann, 84, of Orange, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, at Baptist Orange Hospital.

A graveside service will be at 10:30 am, Monday, Sept. 23, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio,  with interment to follow.

Born in Fredricksburg, on April 28, 1929, William was the son of Bruno Hartmann and Emilie Meurer Hartmann. He served in the U.S. Army and later worked as an operator for Lone Star Brewery. William loved traveling and spending time with his grand kids. He also enjoyed watching basketball; especially when his team, the San Antonio Spurs, was playing.

William was preceded in death by his parents, Bruno and Emilie Hartmann; as well as his partner, Frankie Kimbro. He is survived by many family members including grandchildren and great-grandchildren.