The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Obituaries

April 4, 2013

Edward E. Jess

Edward E. Jess

Aug. 16, 1926-April 1, 2013

RANSOM, Ill. — Edward E. Jess, 86, of Ransom formerly of Clinton, Iowa, died Monday evening (Apr. 1, 2013) at St. Mary’s Hospital, Streator, surrounded by his family.

Private family funeral services will be held. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Clinton, Iowa, at a later date. Hagi Funeral Home, Streator, is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Jess was born Aug. 16, 1926, in Clinton, Iowa, the son of Paul and Lucille (Christofferson) Jess. He married Betty Cram, June 30, 1945, in Oakland California. His wife of sixty-seven years survives.

Ed had been employed at Clinton Corn Processing for twenty five years and later in other occupations throughout the years. He attended school in Clinton, Iowa. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific from 1943-1946.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; three daughters, Betty Lou (Edward) Kopp, Englewood FL, Penny (Terry) Shields, Ottawa, Rhonda (Steve) Eckstein, Baileyton AL; two sons, Edward (Kathy) Jess, Clinton IA, and Marty (Connie) Jess, Ransom; twenty-two grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Paula Jean Jess; two sisters, Irene Bellew, Pauline Savochka; two brothers, Harold Kropp and Carl Jess.

He was a great husband and father and will be greatly missed by his friends and family.

Death date: April 1, 2013

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