Francis Edward (EDD) Jesiolowski, 78 of Paradise, California left this world on January 15, 2020 surrounded by loving family.
Edd was born December 27, 1941 in Phillipsburg, New Jersey to Francis and Anna (Sciss) Jesiolowski. He graduated from Bethlehem Tech School in Bethlehem, PA and attended the University of California Riverside as a pre-med student, later changing his major and obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
He proudly served in the US Navy/Sea Bees from 1960 to 1966 with Honorable discharge.
He married Linda McCoy in 1973 and had daughter Michelle. Michelle blessed him with Grandson, Owen Clarke White.
In 1991 he married Patricia Jones in Lake Tahoe, NV. And welcomed 3 stepdaughters; Lora Dobbs, Cindy Brady, and Carol Hayward.
After his military service, Edd worked as a design/mechanical Engineer. He later built a business called Coast to Coast, installing interiors in McDonalds, Burger Kings, and more from the east to west coast. After settling in the Paradise area he turned his love of Racing and Classic Cars into a business earning a reputation for quality, design, fabrication and engineering. Edd built numerous award winning cars through the years. His wife Pat and he raced throughout California, Nevada and Oregon setting a National Record in their Dodge Demon. He also built homes in the Paradise/Magalia Area. His other great love was family. He always had hugs and kisses for all. Edd never met a stranger; everyone who met him was his friend. He will be missed by many.
He is survived by his wife, Pat, daughters; Michelle (Paul) White of Loomis,Ca., Lory Dobbs of Paradise, Cindy (Bob) Brady of Sutter Creek, and Carol Hayward of Plymouth. Brother’s Richard (Toni) Jesiolowski, and Michael (Donna Winston) Jesiolowski and Sister’s Joann (Ken) Gross and Diane Hancharik. Edd was a proud loving Papa to his 9 Grandchildren and 13 Great Grandchildren .
Please join us for the celebration of life on March 21, 2020, 11 AM to 3PM at Creekside Rose Garden Event Center, 545 Vallombrosa Avenue, Chico, CA. 95926
In lieu of flowers we are setting up a Go Fund Me page for Edd’s charity and favorite racetrack.
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