Michael Don Artman

September 15, 1945December 10, 2011

Michael Don "Mick" Artman, 66, of King George, Virginia passed away Saturday, December 10, in King George of complications from diabetes.

He was born September 15, 1945, in Lebanon, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents Donald Eugene Artman and Maxine Hamilton Artman and his brother Richard Eugene Artman, all of Sheridan, Indiana.

He was married to Sharon Lee Brandenburg on August 2, 1969 in Noblesville, Indiana.

He had a lifelong love of farming and agriculture. He farmed in Indiana until 1975 and worked in agribusiness in North Carolina and Virginia until 1999. From 2000 through 2006 he was a real estate agent in the Fredericksburg area. Michael is survived by wife Sharon Lee Artman of King George, Virginia and his two children Elizabeth Artman Plaster and her husband James Walton Plaster, of Asheville, North Carolina and his son Matthew Michael Artman of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He has two grand children, Michael Walton and Anna Grace Plaster.

The family will receive friends in a celebration of his life from 3:30- 5:30 Friday, December 16th at Stewart’s Steak House, in Sheridan, Indiana.

The funeral will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family requests a memorial donation in his name be made to the American Diabetes Association. or 1-800-DIABETES.


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December 30, 2011

Mrs. Artman and family,
We were very sorry to learn of the passing of Mr. Artman. We always enjoyed seeing this kind and gentle man in our practice.
Our sincere condolences to all of you at this time.

Thomas H. Blackburn, D.D.S. and staff

Dan Crouch

December 16, 2011

Lee, Elizabeth and Matt: So very sorry to hear of Uncle Mick's passing. I simply do not have the words to express what a quiet, steady and influential presence he has been for me. We are thinking of you and you are in our prayers.

Andrea Garnett

December 16, 2011

My Deepest Sympathy to all of Mick's family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May the memories of Mick live in your hearts forever and lessen the sorrow of today.

December 15, 2011

Lee and sorry to read about the passing of Mick. It has been a long time since of have seen him, but I always thought about him as one of the good guys. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Larry Stevens Yorktown, IN....SHS 65

Dean Artman

December 14, 2011

Lee this is Dean Artman ,Gary's brother so sorry you lost Mick every time i have seen him over the years he brought a smile and laughter too me. When i was a kid when Gary and Mick would be working on there cars Mick would always take time to talk and kid with with me.I will never forget his big smile or his big laugh i never left seening him with out a simlle on my face. Dean