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Jessie Lee Greenlee

Jessie Lee Greenlee

October 22, 1946 ~ October 4, 2018

Jessie passed away peacefully after a 4 year battle with cancer, surrounded by his girls. He was preceded in death by father, Jessie (Floyd) Greenlee; son, Mitchel Greenlee; stepfather, Walt Moser.  Survived by wife, Judi; daughters, Laura Shennum (Don) and Stacie Svab; grandchildren, Britanie and Tyler Svab, Siena, Conor and Bree Shennum, mother Dixie Moser; sister, Annette Barry; brother Walter Moser.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 6pm on Saturday, October 13 at the First Unitarian Church, 3114 Harney Street with daughter Reverend Laura Shennum, officiating.

Memorials are suggested to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Shriners’ Hospitals; Children’s Hospital; or Lauritzen Gardens.

11 Comments

  • Paula Stanek Posted October 7, 2018 8:27 am

    Stacie and Family, May God’s Grace give you strength during this difficult time. Someone so special can never be forgotten, with my love.

  • Walter L. Moser Posted October 7, 2018 1:16 pm

    To my brother’s wife Judy and daughters Laura and Stacey. May God comfort you in these difficult times. Sincerely, Walt and Sylvia Moser

  • Angie Gaver Posted October 8, 2018 9:36 am

    To the Family of Jessie: My thoughts are with you all, Jessie was such a nice man and so very kind.

  • Randall Osterman Posted October 9, 2018 6:29 am

    I was saddened to hear about Jess’s passing. My thoughts and sympathies go out to the family. I worked with Jess for several years and enjoyed every day. He was always willing to help and I relied on him several times for advice. The stories he could tell about his life experiences were incredible, and sometimes had me laughing and crying, often at the same time. He was sure proud of his family, and that was obvious to all who worked with him. My sympathy to the family of Jess. RIP Jessie

    • Stacie svab Posted October 9, 2018 2:58 pm

      He enjoyed his time working with you Randy. Thank you for your kind works

  • Laura Shennum Posted October 9, 2018 10:21 am

    Here are some of the highlights from my dad’s life. He was most proud of his marriage to my mom and his family.
    Life Review
    Born October 22, 1946, Sikeston, MO
    Graduated 1964 Washington Union High School,
    Fremont, CA
    Married 1965 Judith Ann Cline
    Graduated 1968 LA Police Academy
    Los Angeles Police Department Officer
    (1968 – 1977) Patrolman, Detective, Gang Unit
    Birth 1972 Daughter Laura
    Birth/Death 1975 Son Mitchell
    Mariposa County Resident Deputy Sheriff
    (1977 – 1980) Coroner
    Birth 1978 Daughter Stacie
    Oilfields Forman 1978-1986, Taft, CA
    Methodist Hospital Security 1986-1995, Omaha
    Mizpah Lodge Worshipful Master 1994
    Harrah’s Casino Security 1995-2004 Omaha
    Birth 1999 Granddaughter Siena, 2000 granddaughter Britanie, 2002 grandson Tyler, 2003 grandson Conor, 2005 granddaughter Bree
    Physician’s Mutual Security 2004-2014 Omaha
    50th Wedding Anniversary 2015

  • Kathatine (Allan) Crippen Posted October 9, 2018 6:49 pm

    Judy & family…My memories of of our old neighborhood & all the fun we had are still in my mind. I am so sorry for you & your families loss. My thoughts & prayers are with all of you..

  • Kathatine (Allan) Crippen Posted October 9, 2018 6:52 pm

    Judy & family my memories of our high school days are still fresh in my mind. I am so sorry for your loss. God Bless and comfort all of you

  • Julian Blea Posted October 11, 2018 1:11 am

    Jessie was my best friend by accident. He came to my house anf thought I was my brother Roy. We walked to WHS many times. We used to pick (or shall i say eat and throw tomatoes at each other) on the weekends for a total of 10 dollars each for 8 hours of hard work. In those days 10 dollars went a long way. Laura, Stacey & Judy, i have fond memories of Jessie. He was always upbeat. I remember one of his favorite song: Duke of Earl & Sherry Baby. Regards, Julian Blea

  • Brian Anthony Posted October 13, 2018 12:57 pm

    I am very sad of uncle Jessie’s passing. I so many great memories of him.
    I remember one time fishing with my father and Alan at lake Irvine I was may 10 another was at lake Lopez Jess bill and I were trolling than all of sudden there was a fish one the top of the water moving slowly I netted
    Than Jessie turned to bill and said hey look Brian’s using the lure you did last year.
    But I think my favorite was living by him and family in cuyama and Taft when are children were born we spent many nights playing cards and drinking coffe those times along with the many fishing trips we made will always be in my mind. While working beside him in the oil fields I grew a lot and learned no matter what do a good job and try to have some fun while working.
    The one thing I could never figure out was how he could drive down the toad with a full cup of coffee and no lid never spilling a drop.
    Love you uncle Jess enjoy coffee with dad I will see both down the line

  • Donald Bimes Posted October 14, 2018 7:29 am

    Attended the “Celebration of Life” service yesterday evening. Jessie’s two daughters gave the eulogies, which were deeply from the heart. The “living Cross”. presented by the Jobs Daughters brought tears to my eyes. So fitting for a true and kind Master Mason.

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