Born in Riceville, IA, on July 18, 1920, she was the daughter of George and Caroline Grace (Hess) Sauer.
She was a homemaker and a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Linton.
She married James Phillip Hesser on June 27, 1947.
Survivors include her four children: daughter, Sharon Lutack and son, Clyde (Sherri) Hesser, both of Seymour, son, Robert Hesser of San Diego, CA, and daughter, Sandy (Joe) Wilson of Linton; one brother, Steve Sauer of Apple Valley, CA, and two sisters, Kathy Egeskog of Lake Side, CA, and Helen Bennett of Bonita, CA.; eight grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; twin daughters, Sally and Susan; one great-grandson, Danny; and one brother, Phillip Sauer.
Friends may call from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located on Lonetree Road in Linton. Services will begin at 3 p.m. at the church with Bishop Joe Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, CA at a later date.
Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com