Jesse L. Remer, 89, of Gillespie, IL, died at his residence on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 9:30 pm. He was born November 13, 1930, in Gillespie, IL to Leo Remer & Lucy (Kelly) Remer. He married Delores B. (Harris) Remer on October 15, 1949 in Pocahontas, AR. She preceded him in death on May 5, 2018. He was a structural steelman for Laclede Steel. Jesse loved carpentry, bowling and being with his grandchildren. He is survived by his children, Jess (Gail) Remer of Gillespie, IL, Diana (Bill) Hayes of Gillespie, IL, Steve (Kristina) Remer of Mt. Olive, IL, grandchildren, Mark (Angela) Hayes of Gillespie, IL, Michael (Kara) Hayes of Benld, IL, Jamie Remer of Gillespie, IL, Jason Remer of Gillespie, IL, Kelly (JQ) Halteman of Gillespie, IL, Jessica (Tim) Reid of Gillespie, IL, Blaine (Heather) Remer of Fort Hood, TX, Nathan (Crystal) Remer of Mt. Olive, IL, Jared (Companion, Ruby) Remer of Gillespie, IL, great grandchildren, Ashlen, Blake, Nolan, Randi, Ethan, Jered, Mikala, Addie, Zane, Jacob, Brenna, Quinn, Degan, Kayleigh, Matthew, Cora, Drew, Stella, Frank and great great grandchild, Thea. Jesse was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, grandson, Jeremy Scott Remer, siblings, Berdina, Elmer, James, Raymond, Geraldine, Edna and Garnett. Family services will be held with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie, IL. Memorials may be made to GHS Sports Boosters. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
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