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Thelma Elizabeth Hess Garland
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1896
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1997
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA

Obit from the Lansing Newspaper:(info obtained by Laura Ranville)

Garland, Thelma E
Totowa, NJ
Formerly of Lansing

Age 101, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on September 22, 1997 in Totowa, NJ. Mrs Garland was born on January 29, 1896 in Clarksville, MI She worked as a Housekeeper in St Edward Catholic Church in Lake Odessa during her later years. She was a member of St Casimir Catholic Church but had been living for the past 9 years with her daughter, Sister Estelle "Mary" at the Little Sisters in Totowa, NJ.

She was preceded in death by her son George Garland, 2 brothers and 4 sisters. Mrs Garland is survived by daughters Rose Sobieski of Hampton, VA, Sister Estelle 'Mary' DeJesus of Totowa, NJ, Margaret "Peg" (Fred) Cook of Lansing. Also surviving are half-brother Ken (Dwila) Hess of Lansing; 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Religious services will be conducted by The Rev Fr William R Lugger at 11:30 am Saturday, September 27, 1997 at St Casimir Catholic Church with interment in St Joseph Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 10-11 am on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 140 Shepard Lane, Totowa, NJ. 
Family links: 
  Frederick Robert Hess (1869 - 1930)
  Martha E White Phillips (1871 - 1961)
  George Joseph Garland (1920 - 1993)*
  Rose Cecelia Garland Sobieski (1922 - 2005)*
  Mildred Josephine Hess Mesecar Wing (1891 - 1982)*
  Roland Byron Hess (1893 - 1961)*
  Thelma Elizabeth Hess Garland (1896 - 1997)
  Thayne Edwin Hess (1896 - 1957)*
  Esther Madeline Hess Birman (1898 - 1994)*
  Frances Marquerite Hess Anderson (1901 - 1991)*
  Mary Ernestine Hess Calcott (1905 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Cathie S
Originally Created by: Laura Plummer Ranville
Record added: Nov 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31623053
Thelma Elizabeth <i>Hess</i> Garland
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Thelma Elizabeth <i>Hess</i> Garland
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Thelma Elizabeth <i>Hess</i> Garland
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In loving memory of a wonderful Grandmother.
- Cathie S
 Added: May. 11, 2013
Remembering you,
- Laura Plummer Ranville
 Added: Aug. 4, 2010

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