Jean L. Hess, 90, of Marine, Ill., born May 16, 1926, in Highland, Ill., died Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Ill.
Mrs. Hess was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. She loved having kids and grandkids over to swim, was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, and enjoyed cooking and playing cards.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth "Boots" Hess, whom she married on June 1, 1946, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Marine, Ill.; and her parents, Charles and Amy, nee Gottenstraeter, Vogelbacher.
Surviving are her son, John (Sandy) Hess of Marine, Ill.; grandchildren, Tim (Shelley) Hess of Marine, Ill., and Holly (Jon) Mueller of Marine, Ill.; great-grandchildren, Carson, Hayden, Delaney Hess, and Jake, Cole, Luke Mueller; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made in the form of masses or to the donor's choice.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Marine, Ill.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Rev. Father Allen Hunter. Interment will be at Marine City Cemetery.
MERIDITH FUNERAL HOME, Highland, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 12, 2016