7 novembre 2010



«Leona J. (Tessier) Seguin, 85, formerly of North 22nd Avenue West and the Lenox Place, died with family by her side Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, in Viewcrest Health Center while recovering from a stroke.

She was born in Duluth Jan. 8, 1925, to Esdras and Victoria Tessier. Leona attended St. Jean Catholic School.

She married Alexander J. “Babe” Seguin June 7, 1947, in the former St. Jean the Baptist Catholic Church in Duluth. She was a very active member of Holy Family Catholic Church, where she served on the Rosary and Altar Societies and RCIA. Leona helped out at church fundraisers and in general “lived her faith.” She was also active with the Lenox Club.

Leone worked until she was 83 in the food packaging industry, most recently with Bruno’s Old World Foods and many years at Zinsmasters.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander; son Jeffrey; sisters Irene Harteau, Clara Ratajek and Victoria Tyo; brothers Louie, Albert, Ludger, Art and Ed Tessier.

Leona is survived by her children, Albert (Shirley) of Atlanta, Michael (Suzanne) of Silver Bay, Kevin (Dana) of Champlin, Minn., and Ann (Joe) Dierkes of Duluth; brother Hank (Missy) Tessier of Hastings, Minn.; sisters Lorraine (Bob) DeRoche of Duluth and Rosemarie (Gordy) Panzer of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; sister-in-law Hope Tessier of Duluth; grandchildren Michael (Brande), Lisa (John), Nicole (Lance), Scott, Randy (Cassie), Steven (Sara), Zachary and Grayson; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and countless friends».


Genealogical Tree

1 Leona Tessier 2 Esdras Tessier\Victoria Gagnon 3 Esdras Tessier\Joséphine Portelance 4 François Tessier\Edwidge Bédard 5 Louis Tessier\Marie-Amable Hurtault 6 François Tessier\Marguerite Sylvestre 7 Jacques Tessier\Marie-Louise Monet 8 Jean-Baptiste Tessier\Élisabeth Renaud 9 Urbain Tessier\Marie Archambault 10 Artus Tessier\Jeanne Mesme

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