ARLENE HESS Arlene Jean Hess, age 94, of Boulder City, passed away Aug. 22, 2014, to be reunited with the love of her life, Denny. They were married Aug. 23, 1940. Arlene was born April 4, 1920, in Shoshone, Idaho, to Emma Edith Coates and Wilfred Edward Keefer. She and Denny had lived in Las Vegas since 1964, moving to Boulder City in 1995. Arlene and her husband and sons had the great adventure of living in many areas of the western United States including Idaho, Wyoming, Oregon, Washington, California, Alaska and Nevada. She thoroughly enjoyed painting, wall papering and decorating each place until it felt like home. Arlene also had a wonderful talent for stitching large and intricate needlepoint canvases. She served in the Las Vegas Temple for 23 years and in the St. George Temple for 3 years. She loved her family and they were most important to her. The family sincerely thanks the Homestead of Boulder City for the compassionate care given to Arlene during the last four months of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis; son, Terry; grandson, Steven Hess; great-granddaughter, Caitlin Bird; and her sister, Louise. She is survived by her sons, Mike, Greg (Linda) and Pat (Cyndi); daughter-in-law, Claire Hess; 20 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 9:30-10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, with funeral services following, both at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 916 Fifth St., Boulder City. Interment will immediately follow the services at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City. Family and friends may sign an online memorial guestbook at www.bouldercityfamilymortuary.com
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Published in Boulder City Review on Aug. 28, 2014