Rick Tessmer

Rick L. Tessmer, 60, of Cobden, died on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at his home.

Memorial Service following visitation was held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 22, at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel, with Pastor Chris Cordes officiating. Interment was in Home Cemetery, Sleepy Eye.  Reception for family and friends was held in the Servicemen’s Club.

Ricky Lynn Tessmer was born on Oct, 8, 1958, in Sleepy Eye, Brown County, Minnesota, to Byron A. and Lois I. (Moeller) Tessmer. He grew up in Cobden, and worked in several places including Fred’s Construction, Tessmer Livestock, Cobden Grain & Feed, Triple H Construction, and worked as a farm hand for Dave Anderson. Ricky enjoyed coffee in the morning with his mom, cooking, spending time with family and friends, hunting, tinkering with old machinery and taking relaxing drives to look things over.

He is survived by his mother, Lois Tessmer of Cobden; sisters, Tammy Tessmer of Sleepy Eye, Rhonda Groebner of Cobden, and Dawn (Randy) Hagert of Cobden; nephew, Colin (special friend Rebecca) Hagert of Fairmont; and numerous relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Byron; grandparents, Walter and Gladys Tessmer and Hans and Olga Moeller.

Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye was entrusted with funeral arrangements.

 Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

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