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1949 Patty 2023

Patty Sue Tesch

April 18, 1949 — July 4, 2023

Everly, IA

*In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Patty's name.

     Patty Sue Tesch, the daughter of Tiny and Alice (Bundy) Blom, was born April 18, 1949 in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on the family farm southeast of Lake Park. She received her early education at Excelsior Township Country School. After country school, Pat attended Harris-Lake Park Community Schools. In 1965, their family moved to Everly, Iowa where she later graduated from Everly High School in 1967. Patty attended and taught at Larson’s Beauty School and after graduation started a salon in Everly, Iowa.  

     She married Arvin Tesch on October 27th, 1968 in Everly, Iowa. Following their marriage, they moved to the family farm near Everly. They had one son, Travis, born in February of 1973. She was an active farm wife, helping as needed. She was the editor of the Everly-Royal News for 13 years and then worked as the CC-E High School secretary for 17 years. 

     Patty was an engaged member of the Everly community where she served on city council for 6 years. She was a bowler, snowmobiler and an avid golfer and shared her passion of golf with her friends, traveling to many tournaments around northwest Iowa. In earlier years, she and Arv and many friends went on numerous snowmobiling trips around the Midwest. Her family and friends were extremely important to her and she especially enjoyed her role as a wife, mom, and grandma. 

      Patty passed away on July 4th, 2023 at St. Luke’s at the age of 74. She is preceded in death by her parents, Tiny and Alice Blom and younger brother Tiny Blom, Jr.  

     Left to cherish her memory are husband, Arv Tesch of Everly; son and daughter-in-law, Travis (Annette) Tesch of Everly; grandchildren: Tanner Tesch, Mckenzie Reynolds, Kayla Reynolds, and Paige Reynolds. Brother and sister-in-law, John (Deb) Blom of Manilla, Ia. Sister in-law, Marlis Tesch of Everly. Brother-in-law, Orlyn (Leslie) Tesch of Hartley, Ia. Sister-in-law, Debbie (Don)Vagle of Trimont, Mn. Many nieces and nephews; special cousins; other relatives and many friends. 

     Special thanks to St. Luke’s and Spencer Hospice and the many nurses that helped care for Patty. 

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023

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