Denise ‘Dee Dee’ K. Hess

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Denise "Dee Dee" Hess

January 16, 1961 •  March 19, 2021


Denise “Dee Dee” Kay Hess, 60, of Benson, Minnesota  died Friday morning, March 19, 2021 in Benson. Visitation will be held Saturday, March 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. Interment will follow the service in the St. Francis Catholic Church Cemetery.

Denise “Dee Dee” Kay Hess was born January 16, 1961, in Benson, the daughter of Francis J. “Fritz” and Allouise A. (Benson) Hess. She grew up in Benson and attended St. Francis Catholic School, graduated from Benson Senior High School, and attended Brainerd Vo-Tech. She lived in Benson all her life. She worked at the Nursing Home, the A&W, the Benson Golf club as a cook, and at Super Valu in Benson. She loved her Minnesota Vikings, her granddaughter Jordyn and enjoyed special visits from her niece Nadine. She was called from this life Friday morning, March 19, 2021. She attained the age of 60 years, two months, and three days.

She is survived by her son Samuel Vollan of Benson, her daughter Brianna Jensen of Aberdeen, South Dakota, her granddaughter Jordyn,  her siblings: Sue (Ed) Fitz of Benson, Sharon (Butch) Hagen of Benson, Lori (Bob) Rooney of Benson, her sister-in-law Sue Hess of Benson, her nieces and nephews, Alison Batie, Tom Fitz, Joe Fitz, Nathan Hagen, Nick Hagen, Ben Hess, Eric Hess, and Nadine Rooney, special friend Larry Wrobleski, and many other relatives and friends.  

She was preceded in death by her parents Fritz and Allouise, her brothers: Michael Hess and Stephen Hess, her grandparents Ben and Nettie Benson, and Herman and Bertha Hess. Blessed be her memory.

Zniewski Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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