Dorothy F. Hess



Dorothy F. Hess, 94, of Seymour, passed away Monday, Sept. 28, 2015.

Born Aug. 25, 1921, in Jennings County, she was the daughter of Frank and Mary Vogel Maschino. On Sept. 27, 1947, she married Harrell C. Hess, who preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 2013.

Dorothy was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Seymour, and a member and past regent of the Daughters of Isabella, the church choir “Lucy’s Larks” and the regular choir. She had served on several boards at church and held offices such as president, vice president, auditor, guard and recording church secretary. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors include her daughter, Beth Ann Layton; sons, David (Dee) Hess, Wayne (Cara) Hess and Mark (Cari) Hess; grandchildren, Steve Crumly, Alan (Jessica) Crumly, Bryan Layton, Jill (Bradley) Maddox, Heather (Richard) Norrell, Hunter Hess, Whitney Hess, Carter Hess, Caroline Hess, Charlie Hess, Grayson Hess and Christina Hess; great-grandchildren, Erin Layton, Jacob Layton, Jackson Maddox, Grace Maddox, and Avery Brielle Crumly; sisters, Loretta Henkle, Mildred Thomas and Angela Hill; brother, Marvin (LaDonna) Maschino; sister-in-law, Patricia Maschino; brother-in-law, Ken Kvall; several nieces and nephews and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Marilyn Crumly; infant daughter, Elaine Hess; son-in-law, Bruce Layton; brothers, Orville Maschino, Joseph Maschino and Anthony Maschino; and sisters, Dolores Maschino, Helen Thoele, Leona Brylinski and Mary Jean Kvaal.

A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with Father Dan Staublin officiating and assisted by Deacon Mike East. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Voss Chapel and from 9 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church. A rosary service will at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Memorials may be made to St. Ambrose Catholic Church Mass.

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