Margie Ann Hesse, 86, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2015, following a brief illness.
Margie was born in Alton, IL, in February of 1929. She was the daughter of Lacy and Margery Jones, and the little sister to Eloise Winkler.
Visitation will be at Holy Family Catholic Church on Friday, September 4, 2015, from 4 to 6 pm. with a Memorial Mass immediately following. Father Joe
Molloy will officiate. The family request casual attire. Memorials may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church, Catholic Charities, or Northeast Community
Fund. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements.
Margie married Don Hesse in September of 1953, in Alton, IL. They lived in Champaign, IL, where she worked to help put Don through college. After Don
graduated, they settled in Decatur and raised a family.
Margie was completely devoted to her sweetheart, her husband Don, for 60 years. Together they had three children: Dave (Sue) Hesse, Joe (Stephanie) Hesse,
and Erica (Kevin) Cheatham, as well as seven grandchildren: Justin (Crystal) Hesse, Jason (Melissa) Hesse, Mallory (Brandon) Terry, John Hesse, Casey
Cheatham, Elly Cheatham, and Carly Cheatham. They were blessed to have two great-grandchildren: Samantha Hesse and Jace Terry, with one on the way.
Margie was a wonderful Mom and Grandma/Nanny. Her family was everything to her, and she showed us every day. Don preceded Margie in death in May of
Margie is survived by her sister, Eloise Winkler, and her family in North Carolina, as well as her sister-in-law, Alice Phelps, and her family in the Alton/Bunker
The family would like to thank Cindy Stettner for helping Margie the last few years. Margie considered her family.
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