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Neil Hartwick

Neil Hartwick

1952 - 2024

Neil Ross Hartwick age 71 of Hawks passed away in Midland on February 8, 2024.

He was born in Goodrich on July 28, 1952 to Thomas and Sylvia (Richards) Hartwick.

Neil graduated from Oxford High School in 1971. He served in the United States Army from October 13, 1971 – October 12, 1973 where he was stationed in Vietnam. Neil was a life member of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 274 in Cheboygan, a life member of the Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter 583 in Alpena, a life member of Rogers City VFW Post 607, a member of the Agent Orange Riders Chapter 1, and a member of the Rogers City Sportsman’s Club. He was a certified instructor for hunters safety classes. When Neil wasn’t caring for his mom, before she passed in May of 2006, or providing brotherly love and compassionate care for his sister, Cindy, you could find him riding one of his Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Neil was a true outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He included Cindy on their once a month camping trips, even during the winter.

He is survived by three siblings, Richard, Hartwick of St. Helen, David (Cindy) Hartwick of Lapeer and Valerie (John) Schalk of Rogers City; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

Neil was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Sylvia; a brother, Randy; and a sister, Cynthia.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday, February 15th from 11 a.m. through time of his funeral at 1 p.m. where Rogers City VFW Post 607, Cheboygan VVA Chapter 274, Alpena VVA Chapter 583 and the Agent Orange Riders will accord full military honors immediately following his funeral service.

Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Case Township.

Memorials may be given to Operation Holidays in memory of Neil Hartwick.

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Neil Hartwick – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI