Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Shirley Tessmann
October 26, 1934 - July 23, 2018 (Age 83)
Juneau, WI
Service: July 26, 2018
Shirley Tessmann
Shirley Tessmann died in her sleep on July 23, 2018 at the age of 83 at Clearview Nursing Home in Juneau, WI. She was the youngest daughter of Clarence and Ida Christian, born in the township of Emmet, Wisconsin on October 26, 1934.
Shirley attended Immanuel Lutheran School and Church in Lebanon as a youngster and later graduated from Watertown High School. Armin and Shirley were married at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lebanon on October 9, 1955 and lived on their farms located on Poplar Grove Road in Lebanon all their life. Shirley farmed with her husband for many years but also worked for Bethesda Lutheran Home for more than 20 years, a job which she enjoyed immensely.
Shirley and Armin enjoyed spending time with family and friends and for years were avid golfers at Rock River Hills golf course. Shirley was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lebanon and was a long-time member of the altar guild. Shirley and Armin did a considerable amount of traveling through all of North America and Europe usually with other couples. Above all else she enjoyed taking care of her family.
Shirley is survived by her husband Armin Tessmann, three children Jack (Debbie) Tessmann of Wichita, KS, Todd Tessmann of Rural Watertown and Carrie (Todd) Snyder of Scandinavia; grandchildren, Tanya Lange of Clearwater, KS, Aaron Tessmann of Andover, KS, Brady, Carter and Cierra Snyder all of Scandinavia, Matt (Brooke) Kuipers and Andrea Kuipers of Deforest; 11 great-grandchildren as well as a sister, Eileen Maas of Watertown. She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter in-law, Cheri Tessmann.
Visitation will be at St Peters Lutheran Church in Lebanon, WI at 9:00 am followed by services at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 26th, 2018. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
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