Lauretta Barbara Hartmann (Stanley), age 75, lived a life of love, devotion, and services to family, friends, and community died January 23, 2022, from complications of cancer at the Hospice House in Pinehurst, NC.  A 12-year resident of Pinehurst, NC, Laurie was a devoted partner to Steven B. McKay (deceased) to whom she spent her last 13 years. Previous marriage of 30 years to John P. Hartmann (deceased) in Barrington, IL where she was the mother of one child, Frank and Stepmother to four children, Steve, Tom, Joe and Jeanne, and Grandmother to 10 children more recently 2 children, Laila and Audrey, daughters of her son Frank (spouse Jennifer). Laurie was the fourth born daughter of Elizabeth and George Stanley of Lisle, IL She is survived by seven siblings, Serona, Bonnie, Lynn (Pinehurst resident), Jim, Robert, John and Joan.

As a hostess extraordinaire, Laurie held large parties and picnics at her home in Barrington, IL.  She had a keen sense of humor and was always one to do the unexpected bringing family and friends together, often singing and dancing to “We Are Family”. Laurie’s large family had lots of laughs together and found enjoyment in the simple things throughout her life.  She courageously fought cancer with faith, prayer, positivity, and selflessness. Thank you to all (doctors, nurses, staff, family, friends, and caregivers) that lovingly took care of Laurie during her treatments, hospital visits and cared for her in her home.

Care of the family is entrusted to Crumpler Funeral Home-Aberdeen.

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