Evelyn Katherine Hess

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Evelyn Katherine Hess, age 86, of Eldersburg, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 29, 2015, at Emeritus At Westminster. Born November 20, 1928 in Maryville, TN, she was the daughter of the late Robert Morris and Katherine (Reaves) Ivens. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Kieffer Hess. Evelyn graduated in 1951 from East Tennessee State College with a Bachelor of Science degree. She began teaching business classes at Mary Hughes High School from 1951 to 1953. In 1953 she became a stenographer for the FBI until 1955. From 1955 to 1956 she worked for Congressmen and Senators. She married Robert Kieffer Hess in 1956 and became a homemaker. She enjoyed singing, playing the piano and outings with family and friends at the Elks Lodge in Riverdale, MD. Her survivors include daughters and sons-in-law Debbie L. and John Cook of Gaithersburg and Lorrie R. and Craig Brown of Eldersburg; siblings Florence Baldridge of KY, Robert Ivens and wife Patty of TN, Judy Ballard and husband George of TN; grandsons Daniel C. Brown of Eldersburg and Keith G. Brown and wife Jessica of Glen Burnie. She was predeceased by sister and brother-in-law Joanne and Robert Russum and brother-in-law Jack Baldridge. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6 to 8 pm at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment Springfield Cemetery. Those desiring may make memorial donations to the .

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Haight Funeral Home & Chapel
6416 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 30, 2015
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