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Donald J. Tessmer


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Tessmer, Donald J.

Donald J. Tessmer, age 91, of Wisconsin Rapids died Saturday October 21, 2017 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Wisconsin Rapids.

There will be no service or visitation. Ritchay Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Donald was born July 14, 1926 in the Town of Carson, Portage County, WI to Joseph and Dorothy (Jepson) Tessmer. He married Betty Thurber on October 4, 1947 in Michigan. He was a carpenter who owned and operated Tessmer Builders in Wisconsin Rapids. Donald served in the US Army.

He is survived by two children Terry (Doug) Paschen of Appleton and Donald Tessmer of Nekoosa; six grandchildren David, Thomas, Michael, Christina, Angela and David; six great grandchildren Daxton, Aislynn, Zelia, Benjamin, Mia and Gina; and one brother Robert Tessmer of New Jersey.

Donald was preceded in death by his wife Betsy Thurber Tessmer, parents, and daughter in law Carol Tessmer.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Oct. 24, 2017
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