Jesse Salinas, 71, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at home. He was born on September 28, 1948 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Racine, Wisconsin. Born the son of Rafael and Agapita (NEE: Pineda) Salinas. Jesse married Susan Mary Ann Ocanas on March 23, 2011 in Racine, Wisconsin. Jesse worked at Case for nearly 23 years as foundry worker. He enjoyed fishing, doing yardwork, collecting model cars, and watching the Green Bay Packers. More than anything he cherished time with his family and loved to visit with them. Jesse will be deeply missed by his wife Susan Salinas, and children Jesus Ramon (Danielle) Salinas, Selena Maria Salinas, Jesus Rafael Salinas, Suzeli Canales, Elias Canales Jr., and Elsa Canales. He will be dearly missed by granddaughter Delilah Kelley. Jesse is survived by his beloved brothers, Rafael of Brownwood, TX, and Ricardo (Rebecca) of Racine, WI, and loving sisters Guadalupe Zamora (Othon) of Whitewater, WI, Rosalinda Westmoreland (Robert) of Clermont, FL, and Juanita Samarripa (Reynaldo) of Irving, TX. He is survived by his best friend Elias Canales Sr., and many nieces, nephews, loving relatives, and faithful friends. Jesse was preceded in death by his mother Agapita M. Pineda, and his father, Rafael M. Salinas of Crystal City, TX. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 5 p.m. at Strouf Funeral Home. The family will receive guests on Monday, September 28, 2020 at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will be held privately for the family at Holy Cross Cemetery.
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