|Birth: ||Nov. 22, 1853|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 1939|
Catherine Margaret Hess, daughter of Jonas and Elizabeth Hess, was born in Quincy, Ill., Nov. 22, 1853, and departed this life at her home, near St. Patrick, Jan. 27, aged 85 years, 2 months and 5 days.
When quite young she came to Missouri with her parents, who located near her late home. While a young woman she was seriously injured in a runaway and was confined to her bed for many years. In later years she was able to move about.
She was stricken by flu in February, 1988, and never fully recover. She was not able to leave her bed after June, 1938. She was a patient sufferer, and was tenderly cared for by her sister, Mrs. Amelia Bick, and her nephew, Walter Bick, and wife.
Miss Hess was the third of a family of nine, all of whom preceded her in death, except two sisters, Mrs. Bick, and Mrs. John Baker, of near St. Patrick.
In addition to the two sisters, she is surved by several nephews and nieces and other relatives.
She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Dr. David H. Shields was in charge of the funeral, which was held at her late home, Sunday. The pall bearers were all nephews of the deceased: Louis Riney, Walter Riney, Joseph Riney, Patrick Riney, Clarence Riney and Henry Lodgsdon.
Jonas Hess (1824 - 1893)
Elizabeth Alice Eck Hess (1827 - 1897)
Forest Grove Cemetery
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Apr 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35473243