Ellinger chamber names Hess Citizen of the Year

ELLIINGER — The Ellinger Chamber of Commerce recenlty named Michael Hess its Citizen of the Year.

Hess was born in 1941 and was raised in Clinton, Mo.

He said as the saying goes, I got to Texas as quick as I could.

Hess joined the Navy after high school, and was stationed at the Naval Air Station in Beeville, Texas.

He met his wife Mazie in Beeville and they have been married almost 59 years.

They have three daughters, six granddaughters and three greatgrandchildren, and are expecting three more greats this year.

 

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