She was born October 27, 1924 in Bellaire, Ohio, a daughter of the late Phillip and Viola Baker Koher.
She was a homemaker and a Protestant by faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Hess in 1996 and three sisters, Betty Farmer, Dorothy Baker and Shirley McIntire.
Surviving are her children, Sandy (Dan) Fijaklowski of Neffs, Ohio, Danny (Marilou) Johnston of Belmont, Ohio and Sharon (John) Dye of Neffs, Ohio. Also six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio on Friday from 11 a.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. with Rev. John Jackson officiating. Interment in the Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Neffs Fire Department, P.O. Box 227, Neffs, Ohio, 43940.
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