Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA
Dixie “Dee” Hess Memorial
Dixie “Dee” Hess Memorial

Dixie “Dee” Hess

Dixie “Dee” Hess

Friday, December 4th, 2020

Dixie “Dee” Lee Hess, age 64, passed away December 4, 2020 at home in Bremerton, Washington.  She was born June 20, 1956 in Sedro-Woolley, to Harold and Mildred Margaret (Washington) Mahle.

Dee graduated from Burlington-Edison High School and attended Skagit Valley Community College.  She served as a Past Secretary for the American Legion Unit 68, Bremerton and was a VFW Auxiliary Member #239.

Dee is survived by her husband, Thomas Hess; children, Christina Stockholm (Monte Wright), Joni (Jim) Odegaard and Caniece (Joe) Perez; step children, Tamara, Zackery and Jennifer; siblings, Mary Washington, Margene Washington, Rick (Robyn) Stevenette, Martina (John) Talley and Michael Griffin; foster siblings,  Kimmi, Joann Willard, Michael Hill, Tracie Murdock and Becky Devenere, being the closest; numerous grandchildren, Savannah being the closest; one great grandchild; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; parents; brother, Raymond Mahle; and sister, Willyne “Kelly” Gomez.

A Time of Visitation will be available from Noon to 4:00, Monday, December 7, 2020 at Lemley Chapel, 1008 Third Street, Sedro-Woolley.  A Graveside Service will be held at 12:30, Tuesday at the Washington Family Cemetery, Rockport.  Due to COVID-19 concerns, masks will be required as well as social distancing.  Arrangements are under the care of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.  Share your memories of Dee and sign the online guest register.


  • Stacey VanPutten

    Christina, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Marilyn M Scott

    Condolences to the family of Dixie Hess. I remember she always had a smile and much laughter.

    Marilyn M. Scott