Obituary photo of John Hess, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

John Herman Hess

1951 - 2022
Obituary photo of John Hess, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

John Herman Hess

1951 - 2022
John H. Hess, 71, of Topeka, passed away on Monday, November 14th, 2022, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka, KS.

He was born September 18, 1951, in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, the son of Carroll V. and Velma B. (Boal) Hess.

John was a 1969 graduate from Manhattan High School. He lived in Manhattan, Kansas until moving to Topeka in 2010.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, LuAnn Hess. Survivors include his sisters, Debra Walters Milne and her husband, Charlie and Cheryl Christine Creviston and her husband, Jamie; four nieces and nephews, Lindsay McCrite and her husband, Cassidy and their children, Ellis, Bowen and Ames; James Creviston; Brianne Hyder and her husband Zach and their children, Callum, Quinn and Parker; and Ashley Walters.

John will always be remembered for the love and kindness he afforded his family.

Cremation is planned. Burial will be at Ringgold Cemetery, Ringgold, MD next to his parents. A private service of remembrance will be held at a later date. Those who wish to remember John in a special way may make gifts in his memory to NAMI Kansas (National Alliance on Mental Health), 1801 SW Wanamaker Rd, Unit G 6 Box 164,Topeka, KS 66604.

Dove Cremations and Funerals, Southwest Chapel in Topeka is assisting the family.

To leave a special message for John’s family, please click the Share Memories button above.


Safely Home

I am home in heaven, dear ones;
Oh, so happy and so bright!
There is perfect joy and beauty
In this everlasting light.
All the pain and grief is over,
every restless tossing passed;
I am now at peace forever, safely home in heaven at last.
John H. Hess, 71, of Topeka, passed away on Monday, November 14th, 2022, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka, KS.

He was born September 18, 1951, in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, the son of Carroll V. and Velma B. (Boal) Hess.

John was a 1969 graduate from Manhattan High School. He lived in Manhattan, Kansas until moving to Topeka in 2010.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, LuAnn Hess. Survivors include his sisters, Debra Walters Milne and her husband, Charlie and Cheryl Christine Creviston and her husband, Jamie; four nieces and nephews, Lindsay McCrite and her husband, Cassidy and their children, Ellis, Bowen and Ames; James Creviston; Brianne Hyder and her husband Zach and their children, Callum, Quinn and Parker; and Ashley Walters.

John will always be remembered for the love and kindness he afforded his family.

Cremation is planned. Burial will be at Ringgold Cemetery, Ringgold, MD next to his parents. A private service of remembrance will be held at a later date. Those who wish to remember John in a special way may make gifts in his memory to NAMI Kansas (National Alliance on Mental Health), 1801 SW Wanamaker Rd, Unit G 6 Box 164,Topeka, KS 66604.

Dove Cremations and Funerals, Southwest Chapel in Topeka is assisting the family.

To leave a special message for John’s family, please click the Share Memories button above.


Safely Home

I am home in heaven, dear ones;
Oh, so happy and so bright!
There is perfect joy and beauty
In this everlasting light.
All the pain and grief is over,
every restless tossing passed;
I am now at peace forever, safely home in heaven at last.

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