Jesse Howard Gessner

June 18, 2020 0 Condolences Print Obituary

GESSNER, Jesse Howard of Fort McMurray, Alberta passed away on Tuesday June 2, 2020 at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre at the age of 84. Jesse was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan and was predeceased by his parents William and Helen, stepfather Tom, son Keith, daughter Karen, granddaughter Emma, sister Ellen, brother Edward, and son-in-law David.

Jesse leaves his blessings to his family and is survived by his wife Lillian, their children; Timothy (Marlene), Cynthia, Judith (David), and Daniel (Katharine); his grandchildren Kathleen (Daniel), Samantha, Joel (Beth), Alyshia (Keegan), Matthew, Niklaas, Kristoffer, Isaac, Archaen, and Q’Tyyr’N; his great-grandchildren Benjamin, Tobias, Dustin and Nathaniel; his brothers Harold, Richard, and Donald (Esther); his son-in-law Robert and brother-in-law Leslie, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Due to Covid 19, a private interment and graveside service will be held at the Highview (Abasand) Cemetery in Fort McMurray, Alberta at a date yet to be determined.

Jesse's family would like to thank the staff at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre for their professional and considerate care of Jesse. A special thank-you to the nurses who sang “Amazing Grace” with him and to his friends and neighbours who had helped over the years. Thanks to the Trinity Funeral Home for their kind assistance.

Jesse - father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, friend – you will be forever remembered!

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