February 18, 2019

David A. Jessee Sr.

Died June 8, 2018


David Allen Jessee Sr., 62, of West Branch passed away unexpectedly June 8, 2018, at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.

He was born Aug. 25, 1955, to Florence (Bruder) Peters and Carl Jessee. He was a longtime employee of Taylor Building Products in West Branch.

He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Tamara (Ryder) Jessee; daughter, Deanna (Christopher) Stampfly of Lansing; daughter, Teresa (Joshua) Noel of West Branch; and son, David Jr. (Rebecca) Jessee of Lewiston. He leaves this world with a “Papa”-sized footprint with a dozen grandchildren, Timothy, Abigail and Hannah Stampfly, Emily and Kaylin Munsell, Andrew and Jonathan Noel, Dakota Steely, Amelia Jessee and Brent, Brandon and Emma Carpenter. He is also survived by siblings, Steve (Mary Ann) Jessee, Carla Machasic, Dennis (Dolly) Jessee, Ada (Steve) Takacs, Julia (Joe) Pollard and Steve (Marsha) Peters. He will also be missed by many, nieces, nephews, cousins, adopted children and grandchildren, family and friends.

A celebration of Dave’s life will take place Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.m. at Tolfree Wellness Park, West Branch. Feel free to bring a dish to pass and your favorite memories as we recall the happiness and love Dave brought into our lives.


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