Former Juneau resident Mark A. Hessee Jr. died on Dec. 21, 2010, in West Haven, Conn., with his daughters by his side.
He was born on June 29, 1951 in Marysville, Calif., to Mark Hessee Sr. and Irene Hesse Thayer. He was the oldest of three siblings. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1970 to 1973. He lived in Juneau for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, scuba diving and meeting new friends.
He is survived by his daughters Shawna Hessee and Michaela Hessee, and sisters Tracy Oldaker (James) and Tanya Sieber (Joseph).
Cremation has taken place and a graveside burial service is planned for a later date at The VA Cemetery in Middletown, Conn. A celebration for life will be held on at Milford Yacht Club at that time.
Condolences may be sent to his daughters at P.O. Box 16214, West Haven, CT 06516.