Jesse Sr., Glenn (Ted), Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Saturday, December 31, 2011, at Covenant-Cooper. Age 70 years. The son of the late Ruby Cleona (Tessman) and Lawton Jesse was born September 11, 1941 in Harrison, Michigan, living in Saginaw all of his life. He married Shirley A. Pettit, March 9, 1968. She survives him. He was employed by the City of Saginaw retiring with about 30 years of service. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. Surviving besides his wife, Shirley, are a daughter, two sons and their spouses, Toni and Mike Roenicke; Timothy and Dineen Brown, Saginaw, MI; Glenn Jesse Jr. and his wife, Lisa, Freeland, MI; A son-in-law, Hank Forge, Saginaw, MI; 13 grandchildren, Rick Brown III; Dustin, Melisa, Marshall Brown; Dr. Michael Michutka; SPC. Christopher Brown, serving with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan; Tyler Brown; Meagan, Mikayla and Madison Jesse; Jessica, Edward and Cheyenne Forge; seven sisters, three brothers and their spouses, Ruby and Hank Messner; Lila Podojak; Linda and Dan Van Sickle, Goldie Garchow, Esther Stack, Alta Gauthier, Loretta Jesse; Owen and Judy Jesse; Leary Garchow; Dale and Geri Garchow; many nieces, nephews and his dear friend, Louise Spica. He was predeceased by a daughter, Shirley Ann Forge; a son, Richard Lee Brown Jr. and two brothers, Miles Jesse and David Garchow. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the Chapel from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday and then on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Assoc.