Arthur Edmund Tessman passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at the age of 86 years, beloved husband of the late Alma Tessman. He leaves to cherish his memory his children; Denis (Bev) Tessmann, Annie (Roger) Benoit all of Medicine Hat, Gordon (Leann) Tessmann of Seven Persons, Gerry (Pam) Tessman, and Dave (Darlene) Tessman all of Medicine Hat; nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren; his brothers Alfred (Karin) Tessman and Karl (Helen) Tessman; three sisters-in-law, Dianne Tessman, Evelyn Tessman, and Ella Tessman along with numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Edmund and Emma Tessmann, his wife Alma on January 29, 2006; his brothers, Otto and Helmut in infancy, Reinhard, Adolf and Erich one sister Ida-Emma; one sister-in-law Ilene Tessman. Arthur’s family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the staff at Masterpiece for the wonderful care they have given to Art in the last few years of his life. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 12:30 - 1:25 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Hillcrest Evangelical Missionary Church (3785 13th Ave SE) on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Roland Schlenker officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: [email protected] subject heading: Arthur Tessman.