Jesse M. Bribiesca Sr., 80, of Hutchinson, died Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. He was born January 19, 1938, in Garden City, to Vicente “Carmen” and Luz (Medina) Bribiesca.
Jesse graduated from Garden City High School in 1956 and attended a barber school in Wichita, completing his certification in 1971. He worked at A&L Barber and Style Shop at Northgate and was a custodian for Hutchinson Community College and First Christian Church. He was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church and had been active in the Catholic Charismatic Renewal and Cursillo. He treasured his religious faith, loved the presence of family at Sunday meals, and enjoyed jazz, yardwork, watching television and reading spiritual books.
On December 20, 1962, he married Frances Rowland in Garden City. She survives.
Other survivors include: sons, Jesse Jr. and Joe Bribiesca, both of Hutchinson; daughters, Ana Rumback and husband Bill of Hutchinson, and Andrea Bribiesca of Wichita; grandchildren, Chris Rumback of St. Louis, MO, Ellie Rumback of Manhattan, KS, Molly Bribiesca of Wichita, and Katie Rumback of Hutchinson; brothers, Louie, Albert and Edward Bribiesca of California, and Vincent, Abel and Ernie Bribiesca of Garden City; sisters, Alvina Bribiesca of California and Marta Flores of New Mexico; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; brothers, Stephen, Raymond, Charlie and Lawrence Bribiesca; and stepmother, Teresa Mendoza Bribiesca.
Cremation has taken place. Parish rosary is at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, 211 E. 5th, Hutchinson. Mass of Christian Burial is at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, officiated by Father Michael J. Maybrier. Inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may sign the book from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Priests Retirement and Education Fund - Wichita Diocese or to St. Teresa Catholic Church, both in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.