top banner

Obituary Listings

Proud to Be Family Owned and Operated.

John Tessier

February 10, 2006
John Tessier
There are condolences waiting approval on John's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of John

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for John Tessier

John E. Tessier, 75, formerly of Oconto, died Friday February 10, 2006 at Garden of Fountain Way, Menasha. John was born January 6, 1931 in Oconto to the late Elzer and Emma (Kolosky) Tessier. He married Sherrill Zielke, she preceded him in death on August 19, 2005. John served his country in the US Army. John was drafted in 1950 and served until retiring from the Army in 1986. John is survived by one daughter Lynn (Dennis) Charniak, Richardson, TX; one son Steven (Chong) Tessier, Appleton; one sister Marian (Robert) Messinger, Oconto Falls; six grandchildren Nichole Charniak, John Tessier, Amanda Charniak, Brandon Charniak, James Tessier, and Jacob Tessier. He is preceded in death by one brother Charlie Tessier. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 9 to 11 AM Monday February 20, 2006. Memorial services will be conducted 11 AM Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. David C. Ruby officiating. Burial for both John and Sherrill will be held at the Evergreen Cemetery with Military Rites by the American Legion Post. On line condolences may be expressed at

4:00 PM to 4:00 PM at on February 13, 2006 (map/driving directions) 4:00 PM to 4:00 PM at on February 13, 2006 (map/driving directions)

4:00 PM at on February 13, 2006 (map/driving directions)

To plant a tree in memory of John Tessier, visit the Tribute Store.


Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries


We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.