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In Memory of

Gene A. Tessman

June 10, 1947 - March 31, 2015

Obituary


Gene Tessman, 67 of Friend passed away after a battle with cancer on March 31, 2015. Gene was born June 10, 1947 to Frank and Mildred Tessman at Hastings, NE. Gene was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving three tours in Vietnam and was a recipient of the Purple Heart Medal. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Gerner on October 12, 1996. He was a member of the VFW as well as the American Legion. He was an avid golf and NASCAR enthusiast.





Survivors include his wife, Carolyn...

Gene Tessman, 67 of Friend passed away after a battle with cancer on March 31, 2015. Gene was born June 10, 1947 to Frank and Mildred Tessman at Hastings, NE. Gene was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving three tours in Vietnam and was a recipient of the Purple Heart Medal. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Gerner on October 12, 1996. He was a member of the VFW as well as the American Legion. He was an avid golf and NASCAR enthusiast.





Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Tessman; children, Lance (Shelly) Holman; Janel (Tom) Santillan; grandchildren, Maraea Holman; Cole Holman; Tommy Santillan; and A.J. Santillan; brother, Dennis (Kathy) Tessman; half-brother, Jim Labart; as well as a niece and nephews and his beloved dog, Daisy. He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant sister, Jolene.





Graveside Service will be Tuesday April 7, 2015 at 11:30 AM at Lincoln Memorial Park. No public viewing or visitation. Please meet at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home by 11:15 AM on Tuesday. Memorials in his memory may be directed to the family for future designation.