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Joyce N . Hesse

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 10:09 am

Joyce N. Hesse, 77 of Vandalia passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Boone Hospital Center of Columbia, MO.

Services will be held at 11 am, Friday, June 28, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia, MO with Reverend Randall Cone officiating.

Joyce was born July 25, 1935 in Hutchinson, KS to Eldon E. and Leona M. Newlin Fast.  She married Theodore “Ted” A. Hesse on April 16, 1953 in Hutchinson, KS and he survives.

Joyce graduated from Hutchison High School in Hutchinson, KS.

She lived most of her life in Vandalia, MO.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia, Eastern Star and Monday Study Club. She loved to flower garden, but her family was most important.

Survivors include: her husband, Ted of Vandalia, MO; a son, Mark A. Hesse and wife Deborah of Danville, IL; three daughters, Deborah Barry and husband Timothy of Somers, CT, Lona Oostdyk and husband Garrett of Mahomet, IL, and Jean Ann Greene and husband Matt of Springdale, AR; two sisters, Jean E. May and husband Robert of Topeka, KS and Joan M. Tolar and husband Robert of Hutchinson, KS; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be given to Cancer Research Center, 3501 Berrywood Drive Columbia, MO 65201 or First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia, MO.

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