Edith A. HessNovember 23, 1931 ~ October 29, 2017 (age 85)
Edith A. Hess, 85, of Fountain City, WI died on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Saint Anne Extended Healthcare.
Edith was born on November 23, 1931 in Kankakee, IL. She graduated from Kankakee High School. On May 13, 1951, Edith married her high school sweetheart, Wayne E. Hess in Kankakee, IL.
Edith and Wayne purchased the Indian Creek Resort in 1968. They ran the resort for 22 years, retiring in 1990. Edith loved to fish and snowmobile. She was a talented crocheter – making afghans and baby blankets. Edith liked to play cards.
She is survived by her daughter Karen; grandchildren Michael, Bryan and Taylor; great-grandson Owyn; furry, four legged grandchildren Baxter, Bailey, Bentley, Bogie, Benelli and Bristol.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Wayne (2004); a son and daughter in infancy.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation starting at 1:00 p.m. at Fawcett Junker Funeral Home, Winona. Carrie McGhee will be the celebrant. Honorary urn bearers will be her grandchildren Michael, Bryan and Taylor.