Jesse Aron Raupp born July 14, 1981 in Harvard IL, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday March 18, 2018 in Janesville WI
He is survived by his parents, Tjet Martin (Bill Shearon) Bradenton Beach FL, Ray (Donna) Raupp Harvard IL, and a brother Brad Martin of Janesville WI, along with many Aunts, Uncles, cousins and his extended family of friends, who will miss him dearly.
He was proceeded in death by his grandparents, Wayne and Helen Martin Harvard IL and Joseph and Theresa Raupp Whitewater WI.
Jesse spent many years at Great Lakes Dragaway with his dad and step mom as part of the family race team. He later drove his own race car at Great Lakes, Byron Dragway and other area tracks. He was well known in the group known as KOTS – King of the Streets.
His other love was cooking. Jesse was known for his Tater bombs and other food creations he made to serve to drivers and crews at local tracks. Big Poppa’s Tater Bombs will be missed by all. He was in the process of getting food truck, so he could continue with his passion of cooking and traveling.
A Celebration of Jesse’s life will be held at 12 pm on Saturday April 28 at the Nitardy Funeral Home 550 N. Newcomb St. Whitewater WI. Friends may visit with the family from 10am until the time of service at 12.