Herman H. Tessman

Herman H. Tessman, 82, of Hearne, entered into eternal rest Friday, January 20, 2017 at Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas. A Celebration of Life service was held Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne, Texas. Visitation was held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2017 at the Funeral home. Interment was at Suggs Cemetery. Herman was born in Otto, Texas to Selma and August Tessman. He married Barbara Capps on October 11, 1958. Together they raised 7 children, 3 boys and 4 girls. He was an avid gardener and domino player and he loved fishing with his kids and grandkids. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1957-1961. He was a member of Blackjack Volunteer Fire Department since 1981, 36 years. Having served in several positions including president, a position he held for most of his time in the department. Mr. Tessman is preceded in death by his parents; Selma and August Tessman, two brothers, and his loving wife of 46 years; Barbara. Mr. Tessman is survived by three sons; Wayne Tessman, Mike Tessman and Wife Carla, Fred Tessman and wife Debbie, Four daughters; Cookie Jandt, Sandy Nunnallee and husband Alan, Rita Tessman, and Janice Tessman. Grandchildren; Patrick Tessman and wife Heather, Colten Tessman, Jennifer Tessman and Kenneth Chapman, Cody Jandt, Travis Tessman, AJ Boyd and wife Glynnis, Amanda Nunnallee, Jeremy Nunnallee and wife Lisa, Terence Nunnallee. Great-granchildren; Rayli Dickey, Brayden Dickey, Hunter Tessman, Kyler Chapman, Kylee Chapman, Kayden Chapman, Collin Tessman, Maddie Boyd, Alyssa Crawford, Austin Nunnallee, Korbin Nunnallee, Malia Nunnallee. One sister; Julie Kunkel and husband Steve, Numerous nieces and nephews. Officiating Dana Altimore. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Suggs Cemetery Association 4468 Broadus Lane, Hearne, Texas 77859

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