Ellen Hess

Ellen Hess

Ellen “Cookie” Hess was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 29, 1949, and the world was not prepared for the force of nature that she became. She is the daughter of Max Krugel. Over the course of her life, she has traveled much, loved much, and cared for many! On December 2, 2019 she followed her parents, family, and beloved friends through the veil. She touched so many lives, human and canine alike, that she will never truly be gone. She will live forever in our hearts and will be missed each and every day until we meet up again on the other side. Rest well, Cookie. We will see you again. You are invited to a Celebration of Cookie’s life at Gillies Funeral Home on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 1 p.m. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation services.
March 29, 1949 - December 2, 201903/29/194912/02/2019
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Michael Amowitz
March 30
So sorry to learn of Cookie's passing. I only learned of this going to her page to post Happy Birthday. I met her through mutual Facebook friends about 10 years ago, and we kept up online over many years, sharing health struggles but good times as well. Condolences to al... Continue Reading
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Allane McManus
December 21, 2019
Cookie has been in my life for the past 47+ years. Losing her is painful but now she is finally beyond pain as she journeys home. Bon Voyage my friend.
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December 12, 2019
Miss Cookie, I know you knew that the end for you on this earth was coming. You are free from all of your physical pain and suffering. You are with your sweet daddy and your fur babies and I know that you are happy. My selfish self misses your friendship and all of your ... Continue Reading
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Bonnie Spolin
December 8, 2019
Dearest Cookie Our 45 year friendship went by so fast. We shared all our ups and downs throughout those years. I will miss you always and you will forever be in my heart.
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Janine Pollard
December 8, 2019
Cookie was a kind and caring person who loved her dogs more than anything on earth. I just learned of her passing and am in shock. Cookie will be missed so much by so many. I know she is reunited now with all the dogs she has loved who are at the Rainbow Bridge (especia... Continue Reading
Candle of Memories was posted for Ellen Hess.
December 8, 2019
I will miss you Cookie. You were so passionate about your dogs! We had some late night phone calls giving each other support in times of trouble. Rest easy Cookie and you will be with your beloved Andy and Lucy.
Lynne MacDonald
December 7, 2019
I knew Cookie on FB. I met her about 10+ years ago. In recent years when I was awake late at night or very early morning we would IM each other. She was a nice caring person. She loved her dad very much and missed him. She also had a passion for dogs and had several who ... Continue Reading
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Barbara Hochman Ravitz
December 3, 2019
I loved Cookie like a sister. We were best of friends growing up in Michigan and kept in touch when she moved to Washington. I will miss her for a long time to come and loved her dearly.