Marguerite Ann "Marge" (Carpenter) HESS

Age 89, of Inver Grove Heights Formerly of South St. Paul Marge was born November 29, 1922 and passed away on October 31, 2012. Lovingly remembered by her sons, Richard (Nancy), Roger (Liz), Randy; daughter, Laurie (Russell) Erdman. Grandchildren: Chris (John) Huerta, Dawn (Mike) Cernohous, Linda, Matthew and Jason Hess, Sophie FitzPatrick; Great-grandchildren: Alicia (Joe) Villegas, Pierce and Cecelia Cernohous; Tyler, Noah and Vaughn Hess and 3 great, great grandchildren: Liliana, Joey and Malayna Villegas; brother, Jim Carpenter; sister-in-law, Ruth Carpenter; brother-in-law, Stan Gapinski. Also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Preceded in death by husband, Peter Hess; parents, George and Ann (Roth) Carpenter and siblings; Harold and Patrick Carpenter, Eleanor Thera and Marion Ott. Marge enjoyed being a wife, mother and homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing and crafts. Her happiest times were entertaining and spending time with her family on holidays, birthdays and at picnics. The job she liked best was being an Avon Representative for over 22 years. She will be remembered for being a caregiver to others, her love of cats and for having a beautiful smile. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Thursday, November 8th at the CHURCH OF ST. JOHN VIANNEY, 19th Ave. No. at Bromley, SSP. Visitation 4-8 PM Wednesday at KLECATSKY & SONS SOUTHERN CHAPEL, 414 Marie Avenue, SSP (651-451-1551); and 1 hour prior to the mass at church. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery. A special thank you to the staff at Inverhaven Adult Foster Home, Common Sense Adult Day Program, Healtheast Hospice, Dr. Constance Erdmann and all the medical professionals who cared for our mom. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred.


Funeral Home

Klecatsky & Sons Southern Chapel
414 Marie Avenue South St. Paul, MN 55075-2036

Published in Pioneer Press on Nov. 4, 2012