Inga Charlotte Hess
April 16, 1930 ~ November 14, 2019
Inga C. Hess, 89, Sioux Falls, died Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the Sanford Hospice Cottages in Sioux Falls.
No Services are planned at this time. Inurnment will be in Garmisch, Germany.
Inga Charlotte Günzrodt was born April 16, 1930, in Regensberg, Germany to Fritz and Georgina (Deffner) Günzrodt. Inga was the third of six children born during the oppressive and war torn years of Germany. She came to America in 1948. She married and lived on a farm near Pipestone, MN, and raised five children.
Inga spent time living in New York, Anchorage and Phoenix before settling into her home in Sioux Falls, SD. Her German heritage was always important to her and she was convinced that anything German was always better.
She is lovingly remembered by her children; Leo Hess, Paul (Candi) Hess, Mary Jane (David) Keller, Dean (Marcie) Hess, Bob (Becky) Hess; her twelve grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren; her siblings, Erika, Margit, Fritz and Heinz along with many nieces and nephews in Germany.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Gisela.