Jesse “Joe” Joseph Conn of Saginaw, Michigan
Beloved son, brother, uncle, nephew, and cousin passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was 59 years old. Jesse Joseph Conn was born on August 25, 1961, in Phoenix, Arizona, to David Lee and Rita Jean (Newton) Conn. He was a gifted and talented painter, especially working with portraits and landscape painting. Jesse had a detailed, intricate, and mechanical mind and was able to fix anything no matter how complex it appeared. Jesse was a longtime gun enthusiast. Over the years he enjoyed target practicing with both his handguns and bow-in-arrow. He will forever be remembered for his selflessness to all he loved, his compassionate heart, and for loving everyone without conditions.
Surviving are his father, David Conn of Celina, OH; brother, Vincent James Conn of Saginaw; sister, Deborah Hawkins Conn of Celina, OH; brother, Scott (Jenny) Conn of Celina, OH; nephew, Jeff Conn of Saginaw; niece, Kimberly Marsh of Midland; uncle, Harry (Gladys) Newton of Blackstone, VA; cousins: Beth Fox, Renee Hammond, Harry J. Newton, Pam Read, and Rick Read.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Rita Jean Conn; grandmother, Mary Newton; grandfather, Harry Newton.
Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral, 4480 Mackinaw Road on Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to a charity of the donor’s choice.