Henry Loess, 88, Wooster

Henry B. Loess, 88, of Wooster, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at his home.

He served eight years on the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity in Wayne County, eight years on the board of directors of Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 12 years on the Wayne County Board of Developmental Disabilities and eight years as session member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Wooster.

Surviving are children, Kurt Loess of Johnson City, Tenn., Karen (Wayne) Yoder of Walnut Creek, Andrew (Lita) Loess of Massillon and Alan of Wooster; grandchildren, Priyadarshani Loess of Missoula, Mont., and Akash Loess of Johnson City, Tenn.; and sisters, Lenore (Loess) Nagele of Urbana, Ill., and Lynn (Ken) Loess Smith of Eureka Springs, Ark.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents, Henry W. and Alice (Mansfield) Loess of Eureka Springs, Ark.

There were no calling hours or memorial service. McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, assisted the family.

Contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691.

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