Joseph Francis Gessay I
June 1, 1944 — Oct. 10, 2015

Joseph Francis Gessay I passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at the age of 72. He was a wonderful father to Joseph II (Jennifer) Gessay, Cindy (Matt Schlender) Gessay and Melissa (Bill) Heinlein; loving grandfather of Brady, Jacks, Rece, Wyatt, Peyton, Hayley and Billy; son of Elsie Gessay; and brother of James (Clare) Gessay and Scott (Jill) Gessay. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Gessay, and brothers Frank and Robert Gessay.

Visitation will be held Thursday, October 15, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha, from 4-5:45 PM, with a funeral service 6 PM.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Joseph’s name to the American Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions. To receive this obit/directions, text 1551216 at 414-3016422.