Wanda P Hesse  October 9 1924

Wanda P Hesse October 9 1924June 11 2022

October 9 1924 June 11 2022
Obituary Wanda Pauline Hesse, age 97, of Mattoon passed away at 10:58 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Mattoon Healthcare. A family graveside service will be held. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family. Wanda was born on October 9, 1924 north of Shelton, Nebraska, the daughter of George and Nellie Hadenfeldt. She married Frederick Hesse on August 8, 1948 who preceded her in death on January 21, 2014. Survivors include her children Jim (Peggy) Hesse of Haymarket, Virginia, Jill (Bruce) Deitz of Crane Hill, Alabama, Jeff Hesse of Mattoon; sister Delores Williams of Shelton, Nebraska; grandchildren Todd (Bridget) Deitz, Adam (Jennifer) Deitz, Andrew (Pora) Hesse, Ashley (Chris) Bang, T.J. Hesse, Jerrod Hesse, Erin (Quentin) Hanley; great grandchildren Jackson, Mason, Brindley, Connor, Riley, Layla, Tuesday and Lakelyn. Wanda was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Hesse of Mattoon and siblings Myrl (Bob) Hadenfeldt of Shelton, Nebraska and Carol Hansen of Lincoln, Nebraska. Wanda graduated from Concordia Teachers College in Seward, Nebraska. Immediately after graduating, she accepted a position teaching grades 1 through 8 at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Dorans, Illinois. She also taught kindergarten for a number of years at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mattoon where she was a longtime active member of Ladies Aid and Altar Guild. After her retirement from teaching, Wanda became an avid tennis player and golfer who played well up into her 80’s. She was also a dedicated St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan, a quilter, gardener and loved to play cards and read. She was a loving, kind and thoughtful wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She has touched the lives of many and will be missed by all. Memorial donations in her honor may be given to the St. John’s Lutheran Church Ladies Aide. Online condolences may be expressed at www.schillingfuneralhome.net or Schilling Funeral Home’s Facebook page. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Wanda, please visit our floral store. Read more

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Wanda P Hesse October 9 1924 June 11 2022.

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Death notice for the town of: Mattoon, state: Illinois

death notice Wanda P Hesse October 9 1924 June 11 2022

obituary notice Wanda P Hesse October 9 1924 June 11 2022

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