March 10, 1925 - Sept. 15, 2013
The Guest Book is expired.
BUCHANAN - Wanda Jean Jesse, 88, of Buchanan, died Sunday, September 15th, at Lakeland Specialty Center, Berrien Center, after a long illness. She was born March 10, 1925, in Buchanan, to the late Harold & Helen Sands Kramer, who preceded her in death. On June 17th, 1950, in Buchanan, she married Sigmund Jesse, who preceded her in death on February 13th, 1985. Wanda was a lifetime resident of Buchanan and as a young girl she worked as a clerk in her parent's meat market and grocery store. Wanda was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for 61 years and Women of the Moose for 51 years where she worked as a waitress. She enjoyed bowling, traveling, and trips to the casino with her extended family. Services will be on Wednesday, September 25th, at 11:00 a.m. at Swem Chapel in Buchanan, where a visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: Women of the Moose #450, 101 South Red Bud Trail, Buchanan, MI 49107; American Legion Auxiliary #51, 403 E. Front St., Buchanan, 49107; or the Buchanan Senior Center, 810 Rynearson St., Buchanan, MI 49107. To leave a condolence message or sign her guest book please visit our website www.swemchapel.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Sept. 19, 2013