Ezra Jerome Hartke

November 12, 2013 ~ September 9, 2018 (age 4)

Hartke, Ezra Jerome “Our Super Hero,” age 4 of Centerville, OH passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018.  Born November 12, 2013 in Dayton, OH to Philip A. Hartke and Courtney {Hill} Hartke.  Ezra is survived by his parents, his brother Isaac A. Hartke, grandparents, James A. and Marianne Hartke, Tipp City, OH, Barry J. and Denise A. Johnson, Indianapolis, IN, and Glenn E. and Vicki S. Hill, Tipp City, OH.


Ezra’s infectious smile, positive attitude and love for people were hard to ignore.  We are humbled to have been chosen to shepherd him through this life. Though his time here was short, we know he has had a lasting impact on all who were lucky enough to know him.


Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at St. Christopher Catholic Church 435 E. National Rd. Vandalia, OH; Father Ed Burns, Celebrant.   Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday at St. Christopher Catholic Church.  Contributions may be made in loving memory of Ezra to Dayton Children’s Hospital Music Therapy, 1 Children’s Plaza, Dayton, OH 45404 or online at . Arrangements have been entrusted to FRINGS AND BAYLIFF FUNERAL 327 W. Main St. Tipp City, OH 45371.

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