Nancy Hess passed away on November 5th at Munson Medical Center after a year-long battle with cancer. Nancy Anne Kiley was born on July 23rd, 1954 in Madison South Dakota to James and Margaret (Weir) Kiley and shortly thereafter her family moved to Sioux Falls where she graduated from O'Gorman High School. She married Dennis Hess in 1976. The family moved to Traverse City in 1987 where she worked at TV 7&4 until 2016. She is survived by her husband, Dennis, three children - Benjamin, Josef and Anna as well as two grandchildren Harper Belle and Frankie Danger Hoxie, who all reside in Traverse City. Her sister Kathleen (Robert) Caldwell, brother Jon, niece Mia Renville, grandniece Monique Renville, grandnephews Zachaeus Shaw and Elliott Renville all of Sioux Falls, SD. She was proceeded in death by her mother, father and brother Thomas from Sioux Falls as well as an infant son, Alexander in 1985.
Per Nancy's wishes, a Celebration of Life will be held at the Masonic Temple #222 @ 13360 S West Bayshore Drive ,Traverse City MI 49684 on April 29th, 2018 from 2:00 to 8:00 pm.
Published on November 18, 2017