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Obituary for Joseph C Hess
Obituary for Joseph C. Hess Joseph C. Hess, 71, of Evansville, IN, passed away at his home February 17, 2014. He was born April 30, 1942 in Vincennes, IN, the son of Charles A. and Anna M. Halter Hess. He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School and received a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from the University of Evansville. He was a Senior Sales Executive with Sentry Insurance during his professional career. He Married Deanna L. Tewalt on March 31, 1967 and they made their life together for nearly 47 years. His was a member of the St. Benedict Catholic Cathedral in Evansville, a 3rd degree member of council 17544 of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Vincent DePaul society. He served as treasure of both organizations and was the insurance consultant for the St. Vincent DePaul Store. He is survived by his wife, Dee Hess of Evansville, IN, a daughter, Denaya Oxley of Evansville and a son Joseph C. Hess V of Louisville, Ky. Grandchildren, William J. Oxley and Olivia Oxley, his sisters and brothers, Charlotte Jeffries, of O�Fallon, MO, Marilyn (Mary) McAllister of Vincennes, IN, Harold M. Hess, and his wife Sharon of Maricopa, AZ, Bernadette Wallis, and her husband Henry of Danville, IN, Deborah J. Emmons, and her husband DuWaine of Kuna, ID, Tim Hess of Florissant, MO and Ann Pepmeier, and her husband Mark of Vincennes, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Virginia E. Hess. A Mass to Celebrate his Life will be conducted Saturday February 22, 2014, at 11:00 AM at the St. Thomas Catholic Church in Vincennes, IN, with Fr. John Schipp and Deacon Earl Ruppel officiating. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the St. Vincent DePaul Society or the St. Benedict Catholic Cathedral. Online condolences can be made at duesterbergfredrick.com