Jesus “Jesse” Ortega, 62 passed away Friday May 4, 2018 in Froedtert Hospital. He was born July 14, 1955 in Wildrose, WI, the son of (The Late) Serafin, Sr. and Erminia (Nee Trinidad) Ortega. A graduate from Case high school, Jesse was a welder by trade and retired in 1996. He loved playing Bingo, going to the casino’s, and being active on Facebook. Jesse loved shopping with his mom, but everyone knew him to be funny and the family Jokester. He will be deeply missed by his mother Erminia, 3 sisters Christina Garcia, Silvia Ortega, Maria Rodriguez and 1 brother Serafin (Kari) Ortega Jr, 2 nephews, who Jesse helped raise, Big Jaime and Little Jaime.  Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. He was predeceased by his father Serafin Ortega Sr. and his sister Olivia Ortega. A funeral service will be held Thursday May 10th, 2018 at 11 am in the funeral home. The family will receive guests on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 in the funeral home, from 10am, until the time of service. Burial will take place at West Lawn Memorial Park.