Jesse Sanchez was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on December 17, 1941 and passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at the age of 79. One of six children, Jesse was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Agatha (Pizzino) Sanchez.
Jesse served in the United States Army between August of 1965 thru July 1968. He had the opportunity to travel extensively in Europe during his time serving in the United States Army Band. He was an extremely gifted musician who played several instruments.
Jesse was a former music teacher and faithfully served as church organist and choir director for over 30 years in churches in the Milwaukee area. He also served as organist in many churches in the mid-west region. He was a salesman at Heiser Ford for many years where he won several awards as Ford’s Salesman of the year for Wisconsin. Jesse was also a manager at Soren’s car dealership.
Father of the late Paul (Jill) Sanchez, Andy (Leslie) Sanchez, Eric Sanchez, Brian Sanchez, and Abby (Dave) Barrett. Grandfather of Natalie, Dominic, Gabriel, Luke, Carson, R.J., Della, Liliana, Benjamin, and Daniel. Brother of the late Peter Sanchez, Jr, Genevieve (the late George) Brown, Peter (Susan) Sanchez, Agatha (Wayne) Barczynski, and Linda (the late Bruce) Sherman. Also survived by Christine Linda Sanchez, other relatives and friends.
A time of hymns and words of remembrance will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at St. Mary’s of the Assumption Catholic Church, 23211 Church Rd, Kansasville, WI. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 A.M.