April 18, 1953 - Nov. 4, 2012
Jacob A. Sesock, age 59, a resident of Potlatch, ID, passed away early Sunday morning at the Gritman Medical Center in Moscow, ID, from colon cancer.
Jacob was born on April 18, 1953, in Bend, OR, to Jacob W. and Martha (DeRocher) Sesock. Jake attended St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School in Bend, OR, a time he remembered with much fondness. He then attended Bend Senior High School graduating in 1971. He completed his education by attending Central Oregon Community College and receiving an associate degree in Electronics.
He married Lauretta Robbins on Sept. 8, 1973, in Bend, OR. The couple made their home at Bigfork, MT. Mr. Sesock was a system dispatcher for Pacific Power Co. (now Flathead Electric Co-op). Jacob also worked as a station wireman foreman and retired from the company after 32 years service in 2006.
The couple moved to Potlatch, ID, in 2007, where they have made their home since. Mr. Sesock has been ill with colon cancer for 1 1/2 years.
He was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church and belonged to the Knights of Columbus in Potlatch.
Jake had many hobbies including hunting, fishing, and wood-working. But his greatest love was spending time with his family, especially his five grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Lauretta Sesock at the Potlatch home; one daughter, Sarah Ristine and her husband, Tom from Potlatch, ID; his mother, Martha Breen of Bend, OR; one brother, Ken Sesock and wife, Alison of Bigfork, MT; one sister, Judy Pederson and husband, Steve of Bend, OR; stepbrother, Robert Breen and wife, Donna of Bend, OR; and one stepsister, Julie Breen of Bend, OR; five grandchildren, Adam(9), Isabella(7), Anna(5), Matthew(4) and Joseph Ristine(1).
Viewing will be at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Rosary which will be recited Sunday evening, at 7:00 p.m., at St. Marys Catholic Church on Nov. 11, 2012. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Marys Catholic Church with Father Caleb Vogel officiating. Burial will follow at the Rock Creek Cemetery, Potlatch, ID.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Marys Catholic Church in Potlatch, ID, or to the Knights of Columbus, Potlatch, ID, 83855.
Kramer Funeral Home, in Palouse, WA, is handling the arrangements.