Great Lakes Lineman Fatality

GLE lineman Jesse Ricord, 38, of Marne, MI, passed away while working on an outage near Baldwin on Wednesday, Sept. 8. One week later, he was laid to rest with hundreds in attendance.

Jesse was a highly respected lineman who had dedicated his career to serving the members of GLE for the past 16 years. He was a loving father to six children and a devoted husband to Jean, his high school sweetheart. He was a kind, patient, and giving soul who touched the hearts of everyone that knew him.
Jesse, may the lines you loved carry you to heaven. You will be greatly missed.
Jesse’s family has worked hard to set up a GoFundMe account for the many people who have inquired about donating to the family. Below is a link to help Jesse’s family as they navigate the road ahead.

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