Ken Fess

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Kenneth Claude Fess
September 8, 1927 - October 15, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Ken Fess in his 93rd year, at West Haldimand General Hospital, Hagersville.  Beloved husband of the late Ruth (Schumacher) Fess; loving father of Diane Secord (Earl), Beth Peters (Glen), Sharon Rulli (Sandy), Judy Vanderbolt (Gary), Doug Fess (Terry); dear grandfather to 18 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren.  Brother-in-law of Harvey Schumacher and Margery Whisler (deceased).  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Ken was a life member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Fisherville and directed the choir for many years.  He was also a member of the Haldimand Choralairs and the Dofasco Male Chorus.  He was a volunteer firefighter for 30 years and retired as Deputy Chief for Hagersville.  Special thanks to nursing staff, Dr. Teitelbaum at WHGH, and staff at Anson Place for their loving and compassionate care. The family will honour his life with visitation at the Hyde & Mott Chapel of R.H.B. Anderson Funeral Homes Ltd., 60 Main St. S., Hagersville on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Funeral service will be celebrated in Trinity Lutheran Church, Fisherville on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11 am.  Interment Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Fisherville.  In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, West Haldimand General Hospital Foundation or the charity of your choice.


Posted by Dawn & Glen Freeth on
Sending our deepest condolences and much love.
Posted by Dana Nixon and family! on
So sorry for your loss! Sending prayers and hugs to family to help you all through this sad time! Daryl and Dana Nixon and family
Posted by Donna Wilshire on
So very sorry for your family's loss. He will be in a better place with his wife. Our thoughts are with you. Leah, Mike & Donna Wilshire
Posted by Vicki Duxbury on
So sad to hear this-- Ken will long be remembered as the pillar of your beautiful family-- what a wonderful, purposeful, loving patriarch you've cherished all these years! Sending sincere sympathy to family and friends-- oh, how you will miss him and your lovely Mom-- I believe they are together again and celebrating their reunion! God bless you all!
Posted by Wrae and Doneen on
We are so sorry for this loss to your family. Our deepest sympathy to all, he was a great man.
Posted by Bob and Shirley Otterman on
We are so sorry to hear that you are now without both parents - at least on this earth - but "we sorrow not as those who have no hope"!
Ken was a special person.
Posted by David & Darlene Schumacher on
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family as you mourn this loss. We will always cherish Ken's smile and sense of humor. Especially when he would greet you with a huge hug. Dave recalls him being a long time hockey fan of the Hagersville Flyers and Hawks
Posted by Peter & Debbie Kozicki on
Our heart felt thoughts are all of yous, but what beautiful memories you all have! What great example your parents have given to all that knew them❣
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