Draik Anthony Jessen

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His Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the First Lutheran Church in White Earth, North Dakota. Rev. Mike Olson will officiate.


Friends may call one hour before the service at the church on Wednesday.


Cremation will follow the funeral service.

Draik Anthony Jessen
February 20, 1989 - November 29, 2018

Place of Birth : Nampa, Idaho
Residence : Tioga, North Dakota
Age : 29

Draik Anthony Jessen, 29 of Tioga, North Dakota, passed away near Tioga, North Dakota on Thursday, November 27, 2018 due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Draik Anthony Jessen was born to Donald Wayne Jr. & Jamie (McMeans) Jessen on February 20, 1989 in Nampa, Idaho. He was raised and attended school in St. Maries, Idaho.

He moved out to North Dakota and currently was working for Roustabout Services & Installation. While in North Dakota he met his wife, Billie Taylor, who also is from St. Maries, Idaho. They wed on December 28, 2013 at White Earth Church in White Earth, North Dakota.

Draik had many interests and hobbies including riding dirt bikes, hunting, fishing, snow catting, camping, scuba diving and spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving Draik are his parents, Jamie & Hugh Goodson of Savannah, Georgia; his wife, Billie Jessen of Tioga, ND; sons, Johnny Harvey, Tyyler Harvey both of St. Maries, Idaho; daughters, Kierra Jessen of St. Maries, Idaho and Randi Harvey of Tioga, ND; brother, Zak (Loretta) Jessen, St. Maries, Idaho, a brother from another mother, Michael Duncan; sister, Amber (Daniel) Milton of Tioga, ND; grandson, Bryson Coppersmith, Tioga, ND; maternal grandparents, Dave & Dinah Kraselt of St Maries, Idaho; paternal grandparents, Dave & Carole Haley of Fernwood, Idaho; nephews, Zek Jessen & Rexton Jessen; niece, Kanzie Jessen and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding Draik in death were his father, Donald Wayne Jessen Jr. and niece, Camille Dawne Milton.