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Lonna R. Hess 1949-2011

Nov 29, 2011

Funeral service for Lonna R. Hess of Ayrshire was Saturday, Nov. 26, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. The Rev. Tom Summerfield officiated.

Burial was in Silver Lake Cemetery, Ayrshire. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven was in charge of arrangements.

Lonna Rae Hess, daughter of Gordon and Dora (Christensen) Hess, was born Nov. 23, 1949 in Emmetsburg. She began her education in Cylinder and after her family moved to Ayrshire, Lonna graduated from Ayrshire High School.

Lonna attended Spencer School of Cosmetology, where she became a licensed beautician. She owned and operated Korner Kurl in Ayrshire for 34 years. Lonna also served as the treasurer for the City of Ayrshire. For the past seven years, Lonna has been employed for Ayrshire Farmers Mutual Telephone Company.

Lonna was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. She was also a very active and devoted citizen of Ayrshire, serving on countless committees and organizations.

Lonna passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, near Spencer, at the age of 61.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her brother, Gaylen Hess (Carolyn) of Smith Center, KS and her sister, Sandra Hess of Fort Dodge; a niece, Stephanie Hess of Derby, KS; a nephew, Chris Hess and his wife, Kristin of Irvine, CA; two great nieces, MacKenzie and Paige; a great nephew, Parker; and many, many dear friends.

Condolences can be left at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com