Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
Max E. Hesse, 74, Celina, died at 1:30 a.m. March 22, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 5, 1936, in Mendon, to Harry and Isalena Davis Hesse. On June 9, 1957, he married, Melanie Esmonde, who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Scott Hesse, Spencerville, Brad Hesse, Hillsdale, Mich., and Lora (Joe) Schlueter, Celina; a brother, Richard (Marilyn) Hesse, Mendon; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased is his stepfather, Merle Shimp.
He graduated from Mendon High School in 1954. He was a member of the Hamilton-Bethel United Methodist Church in Mendon and he attended St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Celina. He owned and operated the former Hesse Interiors. He also worked for Stock Lumber Yard in Celina and Schlueter Home Services.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's United Methodist, the Revs. Jeff Conrad and Don Klinger officiating. Burial is at Mendon Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Celina or Hamilton Bethel United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.