Memorial service for Jesse Louis Pacheco, 91, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April, 19, 2016 at First Christian Church. Inurnment will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery with Military Honors. He passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016 at his home.
Jesse was born August 24, 1924 in Remington, OK the son of Manuel and Sara (Magallanes) Pacheco.
He served his country in the United States Marine Corp and was a retired Sergeant Major. He served in WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He retired in 1979.
He was a member of the First Christian Church, Lawrence VFW Post 852, Dorsey-Liberty Post #14, American Legion, 1st Marine Division Association, Raider Association, Drill Instructor Association, Sgt. Majors Association, Purple Heart Association and the Marine Corps League.
He married Kitty F. Garcia March 23, 1991 in Oceanside, CA. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his daughter, Jerri L. Pacheco; one son, Jesse L. Pacheco, II; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Garcia; and five brothers, Leonard Pacheco, Sam Pacheco, Manuel Pacheco, David Pacheco, and Phillip Pacheco. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, John Pacheco and Peter Pacheco
Memorials may be made in his name to the First Christian Church and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.