Donald John Tessen
Jul 21, 1928 – Jan 21, 2019
Donald was born July 21, 1928 in Weauwega, WI and passed away at the age of 90 in his home on January 21st. He was being cared for by his family at the time of his passing.
Donald moved with his wife, Beverly and young son Mark to Seattle in 1952. He worked briefly for Boeing and became a volunteer Fire Fighter with King County District 11. ( He Was a Life Time Member)
Don was hired by The Port Of Seattle Fire Dept and retired in 1984 as a lieutenant after 25 years of service.
After retirement he enjoyed time with family in Cle Elum with his sons, annual fishing trips, and of course drums.
He was preceded in death by his parents: William and Isabel,wife:Beverly,and brother Larry.
Don is survived by his 4 sons: Mark, Jeff, Bryon, and Bradley along with his daughter in laws: Roberta, Shirley, and Cathy. Also 2 nieces: Linda Forcey, and Joanne Tessen from Neenah, WI.
He was a devoted husband and father and will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
Family grave site burial to follow services.
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