Jesse Philip Sanchez age 48, of Ithaca, MI, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, at his home.
Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca, MI, on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 1:00 P.M., with Pastor Jeff Reser officiating. Burial will take place at Pine Grove Cemetery, Ithaca, MI. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 18, 2021 from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Jesse was born in Alma, MI on August 7, 1972, the son of Arthur and Lizabeth (Castillo) Sanchez. Jesse married Jerilea Stahl on June 5, 1999, in Breckenridge, MI.
Jesse loved being with his girls, family and friends. He enjoyed riding his Harley, golfing, fishing and hunting. He also liked spoiling his dogs and cats. Jesse was employed as a Team Leader at General Motors. He was a member of the UAW Local 602.
He is survived by his wife Jerilea Sanchez, daughters: Aubrieana Sanchez, Jesslyn Sanchez, parents Arturo II and Lizabeth Sanchez,
father and mother in law James and Kristy Stahl, mother in law Barbara Stahl, siblings: Arthur III and Tracy Sanchez, Mekeila and Jose Sanchez-Gomez, brothers in law: James II and Julie Stahl, Jason Stahl, sister in law Samantha and Kyle Hill, and brother in law Jake Stahl. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by grandparents Lee and Otimia Castillo, Arthur and Mary Sanchez, and aunt Louisa David.
Memorials may be made to the family for a college fund that will be set up for his daughters. Online condolences can be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, MI.