Anna married Leo Tessman on June 3, 1951. The couple farmed in Toad Lake. Anna enjoyed life on the farm where she cared for her family, tended to the animals and large gardens, and enjoyed cooking and baking. Anna loved the holidays and often hosted large Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings. She loved the time she spent with her ever growing family.
Anna is survived by her 2 daughters: Fern L. Heintze (née Jahnke) of Bloomington, MN, and Sharon L. Knoepke (née Jahnke) of Maplewood, MN; and 4 step-children: Ardes (Dale) Kessler (née Tessman) of Grand Rapids, MN, Wesley (Sonia) Tessman of Grand Rapids, MN, Jerome (Burdell) Tessman of Frazee, MN, and Gene Tessman of Nashwauk, MN; along with many Grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands: Albert F. Jahnke and Leo R. Tessman; her sisters: Margaret M. Williams (née Wegman) and Matilda Cassen (née Wegman); her step-son, Roger L. Tessman; and step grandson, Tony Tessman.