August 23, 1934 - June 19, 2017


Charles August Hess was born August 23, 1934 in Wilmette, Ill to Emil and Mary (Goder) Hess. He married Ruth Rose Spiczka on September 17, 1953 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Morrill. Charles was self employed in the towing business for many years. He lived in Wisconsin, Georgia and Wadena before moving to Sartell in 2007 and most recently, Sauk Rapids. Charles enjoyed repairing old cars and working in the automotive industry.

He is survived by his daughters; Kateri Otterson, Trevor, WI; Lori Fox, St. Cloud; Mary (Larry) Plafcan, Foley, brother, Emil Jr., Racine, WI, and sister, Romal of Georgia, as well as 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Ruth, sons; Charles, David and Thomas, brother, Robert and a son-in-law, Tommy Otterson.