Tessmer-Black, Edward (1865 - 1930)
Surnames: TESSMER BLACK HILL BREED RISCH FRASER DETJENS JONES
----Sources: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Clark County, Wisconsin) 30 Jan 1930
Tessmer-Black, Edward (8 Oct. 1865 - 22 Jan. 1930)
Edward Tessmer-Black, formerly of Colby, died at the St. John Hospital in Bloomington, California, on Wednesday evening, January 22nd, dropsy being the cause of his departure. Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church at Bloomington, Cal., and internment was made in the Hillside cemetery.
The deceased was born in Germany October 8th, 1865, thus reaching the age of sixty-five years, three months and twenty-two days. He came to the United States with his parents when he was a small boy and spent his boyhood at Lamira but came to Colby when he grew to manhood and worked here at the carpenter trade. He left here about eighteen years ago. He was married to Miss Ether Hill at Los Angeles, Cal., fifteen years ago to which union six children were born, namely - Albert, Marie, Dorothy, Eugene, Minnie and Helen, all at home. His death is also mourned by his wife, his mother, age 96 years, and the following brothers and sisters; Charles Tessmer, Gottlieb Tessmer, Herman Tessmer, all of Colby; Gusta Breed, Everett, Washington; Mrs. Risch, Milwaukee; Mrs. A. Fraser and Mrs. O. A. Detjens, Phillips; Mrs. A. Jones, Clifford, Wis.
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