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January 13, 1951 - April 8, 2014
Service Date April 12, 2014
10:00 am Visitation until 11:00 am Memorial Service, Saturday April 12, 2014, Bethesda Lutheran, Carlton MN
Douglas C. Tesser, 63, passed away peacefully Tuesday April 8, 2014 in Duluth. He was born January 13, 1951 to Roy and Alice (Kovala) Tesser in Detroit, Michigan.
At age 16 Doug began sailing on Lake Superior, working on different boats as a boilermaker. Doug later became a volunteer fireman for Carlton Fire Department for many years. He also trained to become a physician’s assistant and worked at DCI Plasma Center in Duluth.
Doug greatly enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing, poker games with family, going sailing and his dogs, Mikey and Lilly.
He is preceded in death by his father Roy.
Doug is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Debra; Daughter Nicole, Son Daniel; two grandchildren Lauryn and Tyler Schutz; mother Alice T.; four siblings Dennis (Diane) T., Charlie T., Gary T., Krissy (Glen) Armstrong; many nieces and nephews; extended family and friends.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 am until the 11:00 am Memorial service, Saturday April 12, 2014 at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Carlton, MN, and a luncheon to follow. Services by Affordable Cremation & Burial 218-491-7011.