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“Jerry, what a guy! Will always remember having you, Sharon and rest of your siblings as neighbors growing up. Life sure was good. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Kay Sideritz/Teeter - LAS VEGAS, NV

“Brendan and Derron and all the Hesses, I am sorry to learn of your father's death. I remember him well as my guidance counselor and political science...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Nicolini - Mishawaka, IN

“To Coach's wife and family,Coach entered my life at a very magical time. He was part of a coaching staff that certainly got the most out of the...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Kevn Canfield - Springdale, AR

“To all the Hess Family;Jerry Hess was a great man and a wonderful leader. I know he loved his family so much.I remember him first as my position...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Mark Nicolini - Milwaukee, WI

“To my friend Jerry. I will always remember the great times at Weko Beach, Florida, your fishing place in Michigan and roller coaster hill. Also the...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“To the entire Hess family. My sincerest condolences. Great neighbors all! He was always "on the go". My prayers for comfort at this trying time. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Michael Stull - Kernersville, NC

“I was saddened to hear of your father's death. I was unable to attend the funeral but you have been in my thoughts and prayers constantly. Please...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Ellen Rice - Mishawaka, IN

“Dear Hess family,So sorry to hear of Mr Hess' passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May your precious...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Jeanne Schultheis Checkley - IN

9 of 19 | Posted by: Walter& Mary Jo Vernasco - Cary, NC

“MaryAnn & KidsI am so sorry to hear about Jerry. He was always such a character and I remember him being so helpful to the Richardson's. I know he...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“To All of You In The Hess Family,First of all, Jerry was an example of the whole Hess Family. Jerry was truly a man of God and a friend of Jesus. His...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“RIP Coach ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Stephanie Heirman-Sarabakhsh - ND

“To the Hess Family,Our sincere condolences to you at this most difficult time. May you get derive comfort from the fond memories that you have of the...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Kal and Bonnie Waxman - Granger, IN

“My condolences to the entire Hess family. Mr. Hess was a great man! He and my dad made a great team coaching Mishawaka Catholic way back in the day....Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Michele Nicolini-Bush - Granger, IN

“Sending Hugs & Prayers to Maryann & all Jerrys family ! He was so very special ! ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Dianne Elzey - Decatur, IN

“Sending my thoughts and prayers to the entire Hess family. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Meg Basker - MISHAWAKA

“RIP Coach. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: John Cook - Fishers, IN

“You were like a big brother to me, Jerry. We grew up in a great neighborhood. May you rest in peace. You will be missed. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Fred Kruger - The Villages, FL

“I will always remember Coach Hess. He and MaryAnn were such positive role models for me as a kid. Rest in peace, Coach. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Catherine Stein - Portland, TX

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Donald was born on December 13, 1941 and passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

Donald was a resident of Indiana.

Jerry served in the United States Marines.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Monday May 15th at St. Joseph Catholic Church 225 S. Mill Street Mishawaka IN 46544 with private burial immediately following at Fairview Cemetery. As per Jerrys wishes the family will be holding a private visitation.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jerrys memory to St. Joseph Catholic Church 225 S. Mill Street Mishawaka IN 46544 or Center for Hospice and Palliative Care at 111 Sunnybrook Ct South Bend IN 46637.