Onley G. Hess Kenockee Onley George Hess, 94, went home on Monday, March 18, 2013. He was born May 18, 1918 in Port Huron to the late George and Nellie Hess. He married Irene Zauner on April 12, 1947 in Port Huron. Onley worked for Chrysler Corporation for over 38 years retiring in 1974. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was a lifetime member of VFW May-O'Brien Post #8465. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, traveling in his motorhome and piloting his own plane. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Irene; his son, Karl (Darlene) Hess; his daughter, Kathryn (Pat Carnahan) Schlinkert; nine grandchildren, Michelle "Shelly" Martin, Amy (Mathew Smith) Hess, Renee Hess, Jamal Hess, Patricia (Roger) Hartman, Dawn (Roger) Carrivau, Paula "Nicki" (Don) Fortune, and Scott and Pam Buchanan; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Olana Gayle Buchanan; a son, Erik Hess; a great grandson; and two sisters, Leah Dicer and Frankleen Conley. A private family service will be held in the spring. Arrangements are by Smith Family Funeral Home-North, 1525 Hancock Street, Port Huron. Memorials may be made in Onley's name to Heartland Hospice.
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Published in The Times Herald from Mar. 19 to Mar. 24, 2013