Randy Hartwig

Posted December 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm


May 18, 1962 – Dec. 14, 2012

Randy Hartwig, age 50, died Friday evening, Dec. 14, 2012 at Jones Regional Medical Center, Anamosa, from injuries received in an auto accident.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday (today), Dec. 19, 2012 at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello with interment in Riverside Cemetery, Anamosa.  Rev. Bill Nielsen officiated at the services.  Friends called from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello. 

Randy LaVerne Hartwig was born May 18, 1962 in Anamosa, Iowa.  He was the son of Robert N. and Doris M. Yarrington, Hartwig.  He graduated from the Anamosa Community Schools in 1981, and then enlisted in the United States Army. 

Randy  married Emma Edgerly on Sept. 15, 1984 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Anamosa.  The couple lived in Colorado, West Branch, Anamosa and Monticello.  He worked as a mechanic for Hughes Garage, L.L. Pelling and currently at Red’s Towing in Anamosa. 

  Randy was a member of AmVets Post 110 in Anamosa, and the Fur Takers of America Association.    He enjoyed hunting, trapping, and spending time with his children, grandchildren, his beagle Lady and his many friends.

Surviving is his wife, Emma; two children, Jennifer and Katie Hartwig, all of Monticello; two grandchildren, Tishelle and Jordyn Countryman; two sisters, Marcia (Ron) Jacobs, West Liberty, Patty Hartwig, Cedar Rapids; three brothers, Roger of Longmont, Colo., Dennis, North Liberty and Terry (Janice) of Anamosa.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Doug. 

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. 

Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.