Edith Marie Hess


    Edith Marie Hess was born in Linz, Austria on July 29, 1924 and passed away on September 3, 2020 at the age of 96 years, 1 month and 4 days.


    She met Louis there during World War II. Before he returned to the States, they were married.
    She worked many years at J.C. Penney’s in the shoe department. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, played in a bridge club, was a member of the Rolla Lioness Club and she loved to bowl.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister; husband, Louis; daughters, Ruth (as an infant) and Karin Bartlett; and one son, Keith Hess.
    She is survived by her son, Ralph (Diane) Hess of St. James, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Anna Hess (Jeff) of Lutsen, Minnesota; son-in-law, Ron Bartlett of The Villages, Florida; grandsons, Brian (Deneen) Bartlett of Crawfordsville, Indiana, Steven (Al) Bartlett of The Villages, Florida, Adrain Hess of Lutson, Minnesota and Chad (April) Plank of Tracy, California; great grandsons, Austin and Collin (Lauren) Bartlett and Conrad Plank; other relatives and friends.
    Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rolla, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.