Mr. Hess worked as a brewer for Stag Brewery until his retirement. He was a merchant Marine during World War II. Mr. Hess loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel M., nee Wegner, Hess, whom he married on May 22, 1948 and who died on October 5, 2007; and his parents, Neil and Flora, nee Hertel, Hess.
Surviving are four sons, David L. (Eileen) Hess, Thomas M. Hess,
John P. Hess and Andrew J. Hess;
and a sister-in-law, Grace Brashier.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.