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Barbara J. (Uhl) Hess

January 30, 1928 ~ September 25, 2020 (age 92)


Barbara J. Hess, 92, passed away at 2:30pm Friday, September 25, 2020 in the Healthwin Specialize Care Facility.


Barbara was born on January 30, 1928 in South Bend to Clyde and Grace (Pecher) Uhl.  She retired from United Export, was a member of Sigma Phi Gamma, the Marcellus Home Arts Club, Christ the King Catholic Church and the former Turners.  Barb also had been the manager of Hemlock Lake Campgrounds for over 25 years.  She was an avid reader and will miss her newly adopted dachshund Baxter.  On November 5, 1955 she married Michael Hess.  He died on January 12, 1992.  She was also preceded by two brothers Robert Uhl and George Phillips


Surviving are two daughters Michaelene “Mickey” (Sid) Jacobsen and Paula (Thomas) Sulentic, a son Andrew (Catherine) Hess, two grandchildren Colin (Kristen) Jacobsen and Levi (Natasha) Sulentic, and a great-grandson Jason Sulentic.


Cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.  Zahoran Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society, American Cancer Society or charity of the donors choice.  To leave an online condolence, visit our website or our facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home.


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