Connie S. Hess, 66, longtime resident of Decatur, passed away after a short battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Decatur, IN on July 20, 1952, the daughter of the late Jake and Lula (Wolfe) Shaffer. On October 9, 1971, she married Allen L. Hess
She worked as the Manager of the Deli Department for Kroger in Decatur, retiring in 2014 after 31 years of service. She was also a member of the Women of the Moose 1311.
Connie was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and was overjoyed to witness them win the 2016 World Series.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Allen L. Hess of Decatur; daughter, Michelle L. (Chris J.) Bickle of Rockford, OH; nephew/son, Greg (Kim) Hess of Decatur; siblings, Ilene (Charles) Daily, Harlan (Pat) Shaffer, Bonnie Griggs, Barb Shaffer, Dave Shaffer, Larry (Zee) Shaffer, Terry (Carla) Shaffer, Deb Shaffer, and Nancy (John) Shaffer; and 2 grand fur babies, Shadow and Maggie.
Connie was preceded in death by 3 brothers and a sister, Donald Shaffer, Charles Shaffer, Pat Belew, and Jerry Shaffer.
Visitation will be on Sunday, December 16, 2018, from 12:00 – 6:00 pm. at Haggard- Sefton- Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 17, 2018, with calling 1 hour prior to service from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. at Haggard- Sefton- Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home. Officiating will be Pastor Rex Grant and burial will take place in the Decatur Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Family Life Care – Hospice or the donor’s choice.