He served during World War II with the 8th Army-Air Force in Bovington, England, from 1941 to 1945. It was there that he met his wife, Eileen
Cherry, who was serving with the Royal Air Force of England. They were married in England in 1944. They resided in Sycamore for almost 49 years until her death in 1994. Mr. Tessier was a retired clerk and sign painter, and moved to Virginia, Minn., in 1996.
He is survived by six children, Katheran, Jeanne, Mary, Robert, Janet , and Nancy Jo.
Tessier dit Lavigne