David Clarence Hess

David Hess, age 73 of Red Wing and formerly of Northfield, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010 at the Fairview Medical Center in Red Wing. Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm Thursday, July 15th at Trinity Lutheran Church in Northfield with burial at the Meadow Ridge Memorial Park in Faribault. Visitation will be Thursday at the Church 1 hour prior to Services.

David Clarence Hess was born January 19, 1937 in Faribault, MN, son of Clarence and Dorothy (Schrader) Hess. He was raised and educated in Northfield, graduating from Northfield High School in 1955 and St. Olaf College in 1960. He was a long time member of Trinity Lutheran Church and sang in the church choir for many years. During his working career he sold Watkins Products in Northfield. In his free time he loved to read, play cards and sing. In addition to the church choir he sang in the Faribault Chapter of the Barber Shop Chorus and was a member of the Society for the Preservation of Barber Shop Quartet Singing

David Hess is survived by sisters Judith (James) Larsen of Oronoco, Kathleen (Kenneth) Betzold of Farmington; brother Richard (Lois) Holten of Marshall and 8 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Dorothy and by niece Janet Holten.

Funeral arrangements by the Bierman Funeral Home of Northfield.


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