«Alta Coleen Tessier was born on July 3, 1926 in Watertown, SD to Blair and Minnie (Heathcote) Tessier.
She received her education in the area, and in 1951, moved to Sioux Falls. Alta retired from Good Samaritan in 1988.
Alta belonged to Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Chilton Chapter, and also the Augustana Lutheran Church. She will be remembered as a humorous, hardworking, feisty lady who loved gardening, dancing, and telling a good story. Alta enjoyed reading Karen Kingsbury novels. You always knew where you stood with Alta, because she would let you know. She loved all animals, including her pet squirrelS».
Source Miller Funeral Home 507 S. Main Ave. Sioux Falls
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