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Geraldine Tesch

July 8, 1930 ~ December 17, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Geraldine Tesch Obituary

Geraldine Tesch, age 93 of Belle Plaine died on December 17, 2023, at the Good Samaritan Society in Arlington, MN. Memorial service will be 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 27, 2023, with visitation at 10:00 A.M. at St. John Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine, MN. Rev. Ted Vanderpan will officiate.  Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Belle Plaine immediately following the service.

Geraldine was born at her home in Washington Lake Township on July 8, 1930, to John and Lena (Bovy) Meyer in Green Isle, MN. She grew up in Green Isle and graduated from Norwood High School. Gerry attended the Minneapolis School of Cosmetology. She married Lawrence Tesch on February 4, 1949, at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. They lived in St. Louis Park for a short time. In 1959, they moved to the Tesch family farm in Belle Plaine. Gerry was employed at Rosella’s beauty salon in Belle Plaine until 1962. Later in the year she opened Gerry’s Beauty Salon on the farm and ran her business until she retired in 2003.

She was a member of St. John Ladies Aid, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and Red Hat Society. Gerry loved spending time with her grandchildren, enjoyed sewing, quilting, fishing, gardening, and baking.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence, her parents, sisters, brother, brother-in-law’s, and sister-in-law’s and son-in-law Daniel Stendahl.

She is survived by her children Renee (Darrell) Hansch of Brainerd, MN, Madalyn Stendahl of Victoria, MN, and Cheryl Fernandez of Belle Plaine, Dale (Julie) Tesch of Belle Plaine; Grandchildren, Jennifer (Travis) Anderson, Jaysen (Amanda) Mellgren, Rory (Mae) Hansch, Vana (Nathan) Bruch, Kyle Fernandez, Aisha Fernandez, Taylor Tesch, and Lauren Tesch; Great Grandchildren, William, Kaleb, and Joel Anderson, LJ and Peter Mellgren, River Hansch, Logan and Hannah Bruch, Juliana Fernandez, nieces, and nephews.

She will be missed by all.

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December 27, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church
148 S. Chestnut St.
Belle Plaine, MN 56011

Memorial Service
December 27, 2023

11:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church
148 S. Chestnut St.
Belle Plaine, MN 56011


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