Marcella  Hess


The Mass of Christian Burial for Marcella Louise Hess, 84, of Lindsay, is scheduled for 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at St. Peter's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, July 2 at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home, with the family receiving friends at 6:30 PM.
Marcella passed away July 1, 2019 in Gainesville.
Marcella was born September 14, 1934 in Gainesville to William and Anna Sandmann. She was raised and attended school in Lindsay. Marcella married John Louis Hess on October 5, 1954 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Lindsay. She had several jobs, including the Muenster Dress Factory, Bomber Bait, and Weber Aircraft. Marcella's most important job was raising her six beloved children. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and shopping. She also enjoyed trips to Shreveport and Thackerville. Marcella was a skilled seamstress and a member of St. Anne's Society. The moments she treasured, most of all, were family events and gatherings where she could enjoy the company of her children and grandchildren, of whom she was very proud.
Marcella leaves behind to cherish her memory: daughter Debbie Bixby and husband Bob of Denton; daughter Janice Gilbreath and husband Jim of Sanger; son Danny Hess and wife Robin of Lindsay; son Randy Hess and wife Teresa of Lindsay; son Stanley Hess and wife Tonya of Lindsay ; daughter Sandra Schumacher and husband Jerry of Gainesville; 19 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Survivors also include: brother Paul Sandmann and wife Maxine of Lindsay; brother Edward Sandmann of Lindsay; brother Raymond Sandmann and wife Rosalie of Lindsay; sister Marjorie Rohmer of Muenster; sister-in-law Wanda Hermes of Lindsay; brother-in-law Wilford Hess and wife Virginia of Lindsay; and sister-in-law Dolores Neu and husband Leroy of Lindsay.
Marcella was preceded in death by: husband of 41 years, John Louis Hess; parents William and Anna Sandmann; grandson Jacob Schumacher; sister Alice Hennigan; sister Alma Stoffels; sister-in-law Eileen Sandmann; brother-in-law Tony Rohmer; and brother-in-law Clem Hermes.
Serving as pallbearers are: Bart Terry, Gregory Gilbreath, Tyler Hess, Cade Hess, Brian Orsburn, Jerrad Schumacher, Dusty Reed, and Larry Garrett.
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Lou and Jimmy Spencer
Jul 10, 2019
With heavy hearts we are sadden to learn of
The passing of the treasurer you had to enjoy your lifetime. She was a jewel, and we loved her. She will missed .
Clara Schmitz and daughter Mona
Jul 02, 2019
Our neighbor for many years. Our prayers are with the family. Marcella was a very sweet person.
Mary Grissom
Jul 02, 2019
Marcella was a very sweet & beautiful woman. Loved her a lot . Our Thoughts and Prayers are with her family. God Bless You All.
Kathy Kuhnly
Jul 02, 2019
Enjoy working with you
Jul 02, 2019
Such a sweet lady with a very loving family. Loved taking care of her she will be greatly missed. Fly high my sweet angel
Jul 02, 2019
Going to miss Mrs. Hess very much such a sweet lady with an amazing family sorry for yalls loss
Tom Metzler
Jul 01, 2019
Sorry for your loss. She was a sweet lady. God Bless your family. Thoughts and prayers.
Laura Scott
Jul 01, 2019
Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. So very sorry for your loss.
Brenda Morrow
Jul 01, 2019
Marcela was such a sweet and kind lady ! I loved the time I spent with her ! Gods blessings to all of you!