Gary L. Jessen, 58, of Platteville, died on Saturday, March 31, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, after a short illness. A Celebration of Life will be held from 4 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville. A prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. Chapel Military Rites will be accorded at 4:30 p.m. by American Legion Post #42 and VFW Post #5274. Burial will be at Big Patch Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Foundation for the Gary L. Jessen Memorial Scholarship. Online condolences may be made at www.melbyfh.com.
Complete obituary is in the April 4, 2012 issue of The Platteville Journal.