Jesus “Jesse” Cruz, 63, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Ascension All Saints Medical Center. He was born in Racine, on February 17, 1954, and was the son of Domingo and Delia (Nee: Saenz) Cruz.
Jesse was a graduate of J.I. Case High School. For the past ten years he was employed by Quick Cable. His passion was music and he loved playing as a percussionist in various bands through the years. Jesse also enjoyed reading and watching westerns. Most of all he loved and devoted his life to his family.
He will be dearly missed by his mother, Delia; his children, Maria Cruz, Lisa Cruz, Jesus Cruz, Jason (Katie) Cruz; his seven grandchildren, Michael Navarro, Tony Perales Jr., Chardae Clack, Charlize Clack, Elijah, Noah, and Delilah Cruz; brothers and sisters, Domingo (Christina) Cruz, Maria (Ezequiel) Valadez, Esmeralda Cruz, Ermalinda Cruz, Arturo Cruz, Maggie Cruz, Nora Cruz, Renee (Bill) Haenel; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Domingo Cruz; Uncle Wally Saenz; and brother-in-law, Art Cadilli.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Wednesday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m.