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Obituaries

Obituaries

Ruth E. Hess 1919 - 2010 Baldwin City

Graveside services for Ruth E. Hess, 90, Baldwin City, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Hess died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at Baldwin Healthcare & Rehab Center.
She was born Dec. 21, 1919, in Lawrence, the daughter of John Henry and Mary Hill Souders. She was raised in Lawrence and attended Lawrence schools.
Mrs. Hess was a homemaker. She was a founding member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 309 Ladies Auxiliary.
She married Ralph Jacob Hess Sr. on July 22, 1936, in Lawrence. He died April 21, 1992.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and a son, John Henry Hess, on June 23, 2007.
Survivors include a son, Ralph Hess Jr., Baldwin City; a daughter, Darlene Hess, Lawrence; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorials to Baldwin Healthcare & Rehab Center, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.