Jess was born on June 23, 1934, and passed away on August 24, 2017, after a long battler with Dementia. He was a graduate of Marysville Pilchuck High School with the class of 1953. He served three years in the U.S. Army. He is missed by Shirley his wife of 63 years. Cyndi and Sue Himple (Richard), Cheri Stubben (Fred) passed in 1986. Granddaughters Lindsey Hirsch (Gary), Shelby Stubben, (Allie), and Haylee Krueger, Ayda and Cade Hirsch, and his only surviving brother Earl.