Anton “Tony” C. Hiess, 102, Chippewa Falls, father of a Stevens Point man, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at the Chippewa Manor Nursing Home in Chippewa Falls.
Services were on Sept. 25, at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Chippewa Falls, with the Rev. Edmund Doerre, the Rev. Charles Scherman, S.J. and the Rev. Nathan Jaskulski concelebrating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery in Chippewa Falls.
Visitation was held Sept. 24 and again Sept. 25 before the services at the Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls. There was a Christian Vigil Service Sept. 25 at the funeral home.
Donation may be made to the charity of one’s choice or to the Chippewa Manor Nursing Home or to the Chippewa Area Catholic Schools.
Mr. Hiess was born May 15, 1898, in Eau Claire, a son of the late Florian and Fancisca (Weisenbeck) Hiess.
He was married to Josephine Haselwander in 1928. She died in 1933.
He was married to Mildred Meyer in 1934 at St. Bridget Catholic Church.
After selling his farm in 1961, he moved to the Chippewa Falls area, living in the town of Hallie in Chippewa County.
He was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Norbert (Carol), Stevens Point, Joseph (Harriet), Janesville, and Jerome (Jane), Chippewa Falls; three daughters, Sister Yvonne Hiess, S.S.N.D., Chippewa Falls, Joan (James) Carey, Brookings, S.D., and Anita (Art) Zwiefelhofer, Eau Claire; one sister, Florence Wild, Chippewa Falls; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Aloys; and three sisters, Frances Gorell, Sister Mary Georgia, O.S.F., and Ann Haselwander.