Mabel Mary Hess

Au Gres, Michigan
November 22, 1924 - September 21, 2020

Obituary Notice

Mabel Mary Hess, age 95, of Au Gres, Michigan died peacefully September 21, 2020 at Medilodge of Tawas City in Tawas City, Michigan.
Mabel was born November 22, 1924 to the late Mike and Mamie (LeFever) Kozlow. She loved garage sales, playing euchre, visiting casinos, reading, walking and family reunions. Mabel saw a great amount of change in her 95 years. She was a fashionable woman who brought an air of elegance to every occasion. Her Halloween costumes and Christmas decorations were legendary. Take a moment to cherish a memory of this great lady!
Mabel is survived by her children, Bonnie (Bob) Allen of Savannah, Georgia, Rick (Penny) Hess of Lake Orion, Michigan, and Vicky (Clark) Rehberg of Westlake Village, California; grandchildren, Robert Allen, Sheila Allen, Erin (Brian) Ruh, Janelle (Keith) Wright, Grant Hess and Kylie Hess; great grandchildren, Andrew, Nicholas, and Cameron Allen, Isaak Ruh, Luna Wright, Norah Ruh, Ayla and Maya Wright; siblings, Pauline “Pat” Bodine, Joseph Kozlow, Arlene Kozlow, Richard Kozlow; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mabel was preceded in death by her husband, Maylaird; siblings, Marie Lail, Elizabeth Murtaugh, Carol Coons, Virginia Trout, Joyce Ward, Edward Kozlow, Valentino “Val” Kozlow, Donald Kozlow, and Lawrence Kozlow.
Due to restrictions forced by COVID-19, there will be a Celebration of Life ceremony at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Memorial contributions may be directed to the Dementia Society of America in memory of Mabel.


St. Edward Cemetery, Omer, Michigan


Aunt Mabel you leave us with many wonderful memories of summer vacations and family reunions in Michigan. We’ll miss you dearly. Sending much love and comfort to the family.
— Nick and Rita DeJohn
Aunt Mabel you will be greatly missed by us all . You fly high with your brothers and sister . We love you
— Libby Fachting
Bonnie, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am here for you and love you. Let me know if there is anything you need.

Much Love, Sylvia and Richard Manes
— Sylvia Folsom Manes

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