Jesse was born August 15, 1980 in the Philippines to parents Josue and Evelyn del Rosario. He passed away at his home in Auburn on February 2, 2013. Jesse was a graduate of Mariner High School and attended the University of Washington in Seattle where he achieved his Bachelors of Science in Aeronautical / Aerospace Engineering. Jesse also served in the 10th Mountain of the United States Army where he received several awards: Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2nd), Meritorious Unit Commendation; Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star. Jesse was also an active volunteer helping the Wounded Warrior / Veteran Affairs. His favorite activities included exercising, being outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and reading. Jesse is survived by his girlfriend Tia Vue; parents Josue and Evelyn del Rosario; sister Josephine del Rosario; grandmother Erlinda Mojica and numerous Aunts, Uncles, and extended family and friends in California, Washington, the Philippines and Canada.
Donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project or the Veterans Affairs of America, Seattle.