MALAD – Herbert A. Hess, 68, 425 N. 400 W., Malad, died Wednesday in the Veterans Hospital in Salt Lake City.
He was born June 2, 1917 in Holbrook, to W.C.B. and Sally Victoria Appleby Hess. He grew up and attended schools in Holbrook and Malad. He later received training in diesel mechanics at the University of Idaho.
He served in the Army during World War II. Following his discharge, he worked in the shipyards in Seattle, Washington, for five years. He then moved back and had farmed in Holbrook and Elkhorn.
He resided in St. John from 1952 until 1976 when he retired and had since lived in Malad.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles and the American Legion, Ernest W. Jones Post No.65. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by four sons, Robert, Tremonton, Utah; Herb and Boyd, both of St. John; Donald, Malad; three daughters, Mrs. Lamont (LaVona) Wakley, Hyrum, Utah; Mrs. Pat (Sally Faye) Lothrop, Livermore, California; Mrs. Thomas (Julene) Bingham, Honeyville, Utah; 37 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, a brother and a sister.
Funeral services were held for Mr. Hess on Saturday, April 5, 1986 at 12:00 o’clock noon at the Benson-Horsley Funeral Home. Bishop Jerry Bush officiated.
Casket bearers were Robert R. Rushton, Herb B. Hess, Donald J. Hess, Boyd C. Hess, Thomas M Bingham and LaMont D. Wakely.
Honorary bearers were Robert (Chuck) Rushton, Charles Rushton, Ennis Wayne Rushton, Daryl Frackell, Bill Smith, Robert LaMont Wakley, Daniel Auther Wakley, Cory Ray Walker, William Kevin Wakley, Micheal Lynn Wakley, Chad Hess, Micheal Adam Hess, Leland Auther Hess, Donald Jay Hess, Jeffery Dee Hess, Micheal Harlan, Patrick Lothrop, Jed Shaw, Byron Clair Hess, Logan Jonas Hess, Thomas Benjamen Bingham and Daniel Edwin Bingham.
The family prayer was offered by Thomas M. Bingham, prelude and postlude music was played by Pauline Buehler.
Leland Jones gave the invocation and Ennis Wayne Rushton told his life sketch.
A vocal solo “O My Father” was sung by Allen Schauerhamer. He was accompanied by Pauline Buehler, followed by speaker Steven Miller.
Connie Budge then sang “How Great Thou Art” and was accompanied by Pauline Buehler. Jared Crowther then spoke.
Remarks were given by Bishop Jerry Bush and the benediction was offered by Gene Edwards.
Concluding services were in the Malad City Cemetery. Bishop James Madsen offered the dedicatory prayer.
Military rites were performed by the American Legion, Ernest W. Jones