In Memory of

Marie Hess

October 5, 1923 - April 1, 2018
From: Terril, IA
Marie  Hess

Marie Hess

Born: October 5, 1923
Died: April 1, 2018
Age: 94

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In lieu of flowers, the famiy requests that memorials may be directed to either the Terril Library or the United Methodist Church in Terril.

Marie Gladys Hess, the daughter of Harvey and Gladys (Kickland) Lanpher, was born October 5, 1923 in Sioux Falls, SD.  Her childhood years were spent in Sioux Falls, where she received her education graduating from Washington High School in Sioux Falls.  After high school, she continued her education for one year at a business school.  After her schooling, Marie moved to Alemeda, CA and worked at the Alameda Naval Station during WWII repairing airplanes.

      Marie married Milo “Mike” Hess on May 27, 1950 in Sioux Falls.  After their marriage, they lived in Terril, Iowa where she continued to live all of the rest of her life.  In Terril, she worked as a secretary to the high school Principal for 26 years until her retirement.  She was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Terril.  Marie was also actively involved in her community with the Federated Women’s Club, the Cemetery Association and the Library Board.  She enjoyed reading and traveling in her spare time as well as fulfilling her lifetime love for cats.

     She passed away at the Lakes Regional Hospital in Spirit Lake, Iowa on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the age of 94.  Marie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mike in 1978; four brothers and their spouses: Jim (Donna), Everett (Betty), Don and Bill Lanpher; one sister and her husband, Jean (Stanley) Nelson; two nieces: Rita Tornow and Renee Lanpher and one nephew, Everett Lanpher, Jr.

     Left to cherish her memory are her son, Robert of Terril; one brother, Robert and his wife, Evelyn Lanpher of Sioux Falls; two sister-in-law’s: Karen Lanpher of Chaska, MN and Alice Lanpher of Sioux Falls; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

SERVICES
Funeral Services will be held 10:30 A.M., Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Terril.
OFFICIATING
Pastor Lana Williams
CASKET BEARERS
Tom Ridder
Jerry Nelson
Doug Nelson
Dave McBreen
Don Bueltel
Gary Lanpher
Dale Nelson
VISITATION
Visitation will begin 5:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 4th with the family present from 5 to 7:00 P.M., Wednesday Evening at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
MUSIC
"How Great Thou Art"
"In The Garden"
"The Old Rugged Cross"
By The Congregation

ORGANIST: Teresa Ortman
INTERMENT
Fairview Cemetery
Terril, Iowa

A lunch and time of fellowship will be held  at the church following the graveside services.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11:16 AM
“BOB & FAMILY - SO SORRY TO HEAR OF MARIE'S PASSING. WE KNOW SHE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. OUR FAMILIES HAVE BEEN FRIENDS FOR MANY YEARS. I CAN ONLY IMAGINE THAT MARIE, MY MOM, AND THE 'GIRLS' HAVE ALOT TO TALK ABOUT WHILE THEY ARE HAVING 'COFFEE IN HEAVEN'. THINKING OF YOU ALL. CONNIE & BILL WYMER”
- CONNIE & BILL WYMER
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