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Jesse A. Propst - 57

Chicago Heights

Jesse A. Propst. Age 57. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, born and raised in Phoenix, AZ.  Graduate of West High School in Phoenix, AZ. Worked at Witvoet Construction and currently as a Foreman for the City of Chicago Heights Streets and Sanitation. Jesse was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona before moving to Cordova, Alaska at the age of 19. Jesse was a truck driver for a local fishery for many years and he truly loved Alaska’s wilderness. Jesse enjoyed hunting and fishing during his spare time. Those who knew Jesse would call him the “Life of the Party”. Jesse truly enjoyed life to the fullest, and loved to dance and make people laugh. Jesse’s prime rib, biscuits and gravy, pecan pie and famous chocolate cake stole the show during family get togethers. Jesse enjoyed watching sports with his family, especially the Chicago Cubs and the Minnesota Vikings. Jesse was a humble man who enjoyed all of the little things in life.


Husband of 26 years to Adele (nee Palombi). Father of Jessica (Darien) and Angelo Propst. Son of the late Jean Hilda (nee Orso) and James Propst. Brother of James (Vickie) Propst and the late Phillip Propst. Son-in-law of Anna (nee Cipolla) and the late Angelo Palombi. Brother in-law of Tony (Alysa) Palombi, Teresa Palombi and the late Vee Palombi. Uncle to Nyko (Carly), Rhaea (Mike), Alina and Rocco Palombi, Christopher, Phillip, and Tammy Propst, and friend of many. Loving companion to Zoey and Blue Propst. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th Street (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Monday from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Services at funeral home Tuesday 10:00 am. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. Info 708-481-9230 and panozzobros.com.

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