Duane Carl Hess, 73
Duane C. Hess, 73 of Bowler, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at his home.
He was born on December 13, 1944 in Tomahawk, the son of the late Carl and Joan (Shelley) Hess.
On February 23, 1972, Duane was united in marriage to Cherryl Evans. She preceded him in death on October 13, 2012.
Duane farmed in north-central Wisconsin for many years. He was a very talented wood worker and enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include eight children, Rick (Chris) Rotzoll of Port Charlotte, FL, Susan (Tim) Rotzoll-Hovendick of Marshfield, Diane (Kris) Lahren of Mosinee, McGoo (Charity) Hess of Mattoon, Clint (Tracy) Hess of Winneconne, Heidi (Demetrius) Williams of Green Bay, Matt (Heather) Hess of Baraboo and Andy (Katie) Hess of Green Bay; 20 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sharon (Tom) Lott of Antigo and Carla Welch of North Carolina and many nieces and nephews.
Duane was preceded in death by his wife, parents, one brother, Randy and one sister, Judy.
The funeral service will be held at 2PM on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg. Rev. Amy Perron will officiate. Interment will be in Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Tilleda. Visitation will be on Friday from 12 Noon until the time of service at the funeral home.