WAUKESHA

John E. Gesser

Dec. 29, 1924 - Nov. 5, 2005

John E. Gesser, born in Waukesha on Dec. 29, 1924, passed away Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at age 80.

John served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Sussex. He was employed at Waukesha Engine for 42 years.

John is survived by his wife of 59 years, Phyllis (nee Wigand); his son, Jeffrey Gesser (Damon LeBlond); his daughter, Pamela (Mark) Hodson; and two grandchildren, Mitchell and Amanda Hodson. He is also survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends.

Private family services were held.

Church and Chapel Funeral Service, 786-8030, assisted the family with arrangements.