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Phyllis A. Hess

February 1, 2024

Phyllis Hess Obituary

HESS, Phyllis A.

Age 98, of Greenville, passed away at Rest Haven on Thursday, February 1, 2024. She was preceded in death by her parents, Milford & Mabel Herkins, by her husband Joe Hess; son, Jay Hess and by 2 grandsons, 2 granddaughters, 1 great-granddaughter & 1 brother. Phyllis was a 1943 graduate of Milton-Union High School. During WWII she helped build airplanes at WACO. She drove a school bus for FM Schools in the 1980’s, and was a secretary for both the Darke County Steam Threshers and the Midwest Draft Horse & Mule Assoc. Phyllis is survived by 6 children, Barbara Whitmer, Terry (Barb) Hess, Tom (Jeanne) Hess, Roger (Ilene) Hess, Herb Hess & Judy (Ken) Gainey; 22 grandchildren; Numerous great-grandchildren & great-great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 1pm Thursday, Feb. 8 at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St. Arcanum, OH 45304, with burial to follow in Newcomer Cemetery near Pitsburg. Visitation will be held 11-1 Thursday, also at the funeral home. If desired, please donate to EverHeart Hospice. Condolences may be sent by visiting

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February 8, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Kreitzer Funeral Home
204 N. Main St.
Arcanum, OH 45304

Funeral Service
February 8, 2024

1:00 PM
Kreitzer Funeral Home
204 N. Main St.
Arcanum, OH 45304


EverHeart Hospice
1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville OH 45331


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