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Jack Hesse

November 23, 1937 - December 9, 2023
Racine, WI


Life Story / Obituary


Jack Hesse, age 86, passed away peacefully with his family at his side Saturday December 9, 2023, at Ascension All Saints Hospital. He was born in Milwaukee, WI, November 23, 1937, son of the late Robert and Charlotte (Nee: Luke) Hesse.

Jack was raised in Chicago, IL and graduated from Morgan Park High School, “Class of 1956”. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy for 4 years. He was united in marriage to the love of his life, Nancy L. Jensen who preceded him in death March 17th, 1993. Jack was salesman and manager of Lathrop Furniture in Racine and Kenosha for many years, retiring from Colder’s Furniture in 2003. Jack enjoyed golf, fishing, and the Green Bay Packers. He was a Christian whose passion was his family. He will be dearly missed.

Surviving are his children, Steven Hesse (Kathleen), Kimber Klocke; grandchildren, Stephen (Lindsey) Hesse, Brittni Hesse, Brooke Eaton (Tim), Eric (Amanda) Goodland, Kevin Goodland, Amber Goodland; 9 great grandchildren; brother, Robert Hesse; other relatives and dear friends, In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by his sister, Sandi Hess and son-in-law, Eddie Klocke.

Per Jack’s wishes no services will be held. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be set up for his great grandchildren’s college education. They may be mailed in care of the funeral home, 803 Main St. Racine, WI 53403.