517 E Washington St, Arma, KS 66712

EMMA RITA HARTZFELD January 12, 1923 - January 29, 2023

Date of Funeral

February 4, 2023

Emma Rita Hartzfeld, 100, of Arma, Kansas died at 11:48 P.M. Sunday, January 29, 2023 at Carrington Place Residential Center at Pittsburg, Kansas.

Mrs. Hartzfeld was born January 12, 1923 at Oak Park, Illinois the daughter of James and Phyllis Felice Fioramonti. Mrs. Hartzfeld was a homemaker who had been a resident of Arma since 1973. She recently celebrated her 100th Birthday party with family and friends. She worked along side her husband for Hostess Cake Company in Aurora, Illinois while maintaining her home and family. Emma married Joseph C. Hartzfeld on March 10, 1956 in Miami, Oklahoma and was married 47 years. Mr. Hartzfeld preceded her in death in 2003. Survivors include her children, Connie Morelli-Kretschmer of Arma, Jeanette (Carl) Gambino of North Aurora, Illinois, Joseph (Cheryl) Hartzfeld of Arma, and Michael Hartzfeld of Pittsburg. Emma was a loving Mother and Grandmother and is survived by 20 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.

Mrs. Hartzfeld has been cremated according to her wishes. Memorial services will be at 2 P.M. Saturday, February 4, 2023 at the Bedene Funeral Home at Arma, Kansas with Pastor Don Talent officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 P.M. Saturday prior to the memorial service. Burial of the cremains will be at a later date at the Rosebank Cemetery at Mulberry, Kansas. The family suggest memorials to the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. Donations may be sent to or left at the Bedene Funeral Home, 517 E. Washington, Box 621, Arma, Kansas 66712.


Saturday, February 4, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 P.M.
Bedene Funeral Home
Arma, Kansas

Memorial Service

Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 2:00 P.M.
Bedene Funeral Home
Arma, Kansas

Burial of cremains at a later date at Rosebank Cemetery in Mulberry, Kansas


Memorial Donations
Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice


  1. REPLY
    Gary Dunn says

    My condolences to the Hartzfeld’s

  2. REPLY
    Evelyn says

    To my friend Connie and family:
    You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    May your Mother rest in peace.

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