Jesse B. Trask

Brighton | Monday, November 3 2014

Jesse B. Trask, 86, died at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 3, 2014 at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born March 31, 1928 in Huzzah, MO the son of the late Septon W. and Ethel (Kaysinger) Trask. He retired after 36 years with Laclede Steel as an overhead Crain operator. He was a member of North Alton Southern Baptist Church in Alton. His story telling will be missed by all of his family and friends and those who knew him. After retirement his love of old cars and Nascar lead him to his second job after retiring, working with the auto dealers in the area. On December 24, 1949 in Jerseyville he married Jo Ann (Rock) and she survives. Also surviving are one brother in law, Tom Rock (Barbara) and a sister in law, Carol Kaplan (Chuck) and numerous special nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers; Modell, Elmo and Ralph Trask and two sisters; Velta and Velma. He had a great love of all animals and will be greatly missed by his dog and cat, Lady Bug and Tweet. Graveside services will be Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Valhalla Memory Park in Godfrey with Reverend Sonny Renken officiating. Memorials may be made to North Alton Southern Baptist Church. Additional information and online guest book may be found at

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Gent Funeral Home

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