Michael P. Jesse, Sr., 64, formerly of Winthrop Harbor, IL, late of Pleasant Prairie, WI, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
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Born in Chicago, IL, on May 5, 1954, he was the son of Thomas and Ruth (Sullivan) Jesse. He was educated in the schools of Chicago. On February 19, 1983, he married Joan M. Lepscier in Oak Forest, IL.
Mike honorably served his country for 20 years with the United States Marine Corps and United States Navy before retiring from Great Lakes Naval Base on March 31, 1999. After retirement from the Navy, he worked as a financial programmer and trainer for various companies.
He enjoyed golfing, playing poker, traveling, and supporting his favorite Chicago sports teams.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Jesse of Pleasant Prairie; three children, Michael (Bambi Johnson) Jesse, Jr. of Antioch, IL, Ryan (Reilly Michaelson) Jesse of Wauconda, IL, and Christine (fiancé Glenn Morris) Jesse of Kenosha; his mother, Ruth Jesse of Chicago; three brothers, Thomas (MaryAnn) Jesse of Chicago, Kevin (Linda) Jesse of Hoffman Estates, IL, and David (Sandy) Jesse of Chicago; two sisters, Jeri (Tom) Duddy of Streamwood, IL, and Karen (Nick) Calarco of Oak Forest, IL; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Jesse; and brother, Patrick Jesse.
A celebration of Michael’s life will be held on Saturday, January 19th, at Bonnie Brook Golf Course, 2800 N. Lewis Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60087, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. with military honors being performed at 2:00 p.m.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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