Hess, Lois “Janie”, age 60, of Middletown, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Atrium Medical Center. She was born July 25, 1957 in Middletown, OH Carl and Gertrude (Ketchem) Haller. She was a homemaker. Janie is survived by her husband of 45 years, James Hess; siblings, Betty (Bob) Allen, Donald Haller, Sue (Bill) Rhodus, Roger (Melissa) Haller, Cheryl (Scott Hensley) Haller, Elaine (Jerry) Phillips; numerous nieces and nephews; beloved dogs, Dakota, Cheyenne and Addie. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Bill Haller. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made National Kidney Foundation Serving Cincinnati, 615 Elsinore Place, Suite 400, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bakerstevensparramore.com.