John A. Jesse, age 93 of Rhinelander, died Feb. 15, 2018, at his home. He was born Oct. 6, 1924 in Tomahawk, to Arthur and Flora (Emerich) Jesse.
John enlisted in the Navy and served in a mobile hospital unit during WWII and earned the rank of pharmacist first class.
John is survived by his wife, Shirley; his daughter, Julie Lacrosse; two sons, Richard of Crandon, and Daniel of Rhinelander; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; other family and friends.
A memorial service for John will be held Feb. 22 at 11 a.m., at the St. Mark Lutheran Church. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service, also at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to St. Mark Lutheran Church or the Never Forgotten Honor Flight. (Carlson Funeral Home)