Monday, July 3rd, 2006
Stella L. Hess, 85, of Dayton, died June 30, 2006, at Hospice of Cincinnati.
She was born Dec. 26, 1920, in Avon, to William and Catherine Hart Plas. Her husband of 62 years, William, is deceased.
Survivors are two sons, William D. (Judy), Petaluma, Calif., and Kevin (Carol), Coldwater; four daughters, Sharon (Earl) Elston, Lexington, Ky., Nancy (Tom) Niehaus, Cincinnati, Arlene (David) Forsthoefel, Cincinnati, and Margie Hess, Kettering; a brother, Ralph Plas, Grand Island, Neb.; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Dale; and a son-in-law, Steven McNelly.
For 30 years she was co-owner of Bill's Washer Service with her husband. She was a member of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, Immaculate Conception Church's Free Spirits and the Rosary Altar Society.
Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church, Dayton. Burial is at Calvary Cemetery.
Calling is 2-5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences can be sent to www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.
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