Monday, January 22nd, 2007
Robert W. Hess, 79, of Osgood, died Jan. 20, 2007, at the Gardens at St. Henry.
He was born May 9, 1927, in Cassella, to Michael and Mary Ronnebaum Hess. On Sept. 29, 1951, he married Eileen Rose Hess, who survives.
Also surviving are seven sons, Thomas (Karen) and Leonard (Dawn), all of Chickasaw, Dan (Mary Jo), St. Rose, Dale (Lynne), St. Henry, Carl (Dodie) and Alan (Sharon), Maria Stein, and Craig (Jenny), Troy; a brother, John (Esther), Montezuma; two sisters, Eleanora Zumwald, Maria Stein, and Ruth (Louise) Hamberg, St. Henry; 28 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Chris; a daughter, Sandy; a sister, Alma Ruschau; two brothers-in-law, Richard Ruschau and Louis Zumwald; and two grandchildren.
He was a farmer and retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., St. Marys. He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Osgood, and Catholic Knights of Columbus, Cassella.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial is at St. Martins Cemetery, Osgood.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice or Center for Neurological Development.
Condolences can be sent at www.hogenkampfh.com.