Lee A. Hess (nee Barber), 63, of LaGrange, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013 at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a long illness. She was born May 23, 1950 in Lakewood and was a LaGrange resident for the past 20 years.
Lee was the owner and operator of Expressly Yours Cake Decorating in LaGrange for the past 20 years and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Eaton Township.
Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Michael; daughters, Mickey Williams of Grafton, Krissi Duchoslav and Amanda Hess, both of LaGrange; son, Allen Mixter of Brook Park; grandchildren, Zach, Luke, Hailey and Noah; sister, Tracy Gallagher of Lakewood; brother, Scott Unik of Hilton Head, South Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Betty Unik and Jim Barber.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 4 to 7n P.M. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Services will be Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 10:30 A.M. in the funeral home. The Rev. Daniel Wright will Officiate. Burial will be at Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 N. Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria, OH 44035.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com