STEPHENSON, TESSIE; age 87; former Pontiac resident; passed away October 9, 2013 after a short fight with cancer. Tessie and her husband Donald, deceased, were avid contract bridge players, both Life Masters. They moved to Florida after Donald's retirement from General Motors. She is survived by her loving son and daughter, Martin (Sue) and Nancy (Robert); four adored grandchildren; and two precious great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Douglas and Gordon. Her ashes will be released at the Garden of the God's in Southern Illinois where she was born.
Published in The Oakland Press on Oct. 13, 2013