Thursday, January 1, 2009

Jannette A. Hess

FitchburgJannette Ann Hess (nee: Olsen), 87, passed away at her home on January 1, 2009.

Jannette was born in Racine to the late Carl and Margaret (nee: Guttman) Olsen and had lived in Racine most of her life. At Atonement Lutheran Church in Racine, she was united in marriage to Roy E. Hess on October 15, 1948. He preceded her in death on March 10, 1995.

Mrs. Hess was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was active in the Braille Committee and the Altar Committee at the church. She also made many banners for the church. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was always there when she was needed. She spent much precious time with her two granddaughters.

Jannette is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Patrick Cheney; and her two granddaughters, Mariah and Michaela, all of Fitchburg. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Irene Christianson and her brother, Claren Olsen.

Private services were held with interment at West Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be directed in Jannette's name to one's favorite animal charity.

Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine 262-634-3361

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