Avilla--Lenor S. Hess, 80 Route 2, Huntertown, died at 6:50 a.m. Saturday in the Kendallville Lutheran Home following a two-month illness.
born May 4, 1897, she was the daughter of Mert and Mary (Barnhart) Mead. She married George Hess Feb. 16, 1917. He preceeded her in death on Sept. 20, 1976.
had resided in the Huntertown area since 1936 and had
been in the Lutheran Home for one year. She was a member of the
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Lois Diehm, Kendallville; Mrs. Ruth Heffelsinger, Garrett; Geneive, Carson, Fla; Elieen Stein, Fort Wayne; six sons, Richard and Donald S. Hess, both of Fort Wayne; Howard, Merlyn and George Hess, all of Huntertown ; and Merton Hess, Kendallville; one sister, Agatha Bowman, Ariz.; 46 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.
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Friends may call at the Brazzell Funeral Home in Avilla today from 2 to 9 p.m.
family requests memorials be given to the