George E. Tessier IV

George E. Tessier IV, age 38, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away unexpectedly at his home.

 George was born on October 5, 1981 in Newberry, Michigan to George Eugene Tessier the III and Georgina M White.  He was a graduate of Newberry High School with the class of 2000 where he was co-valedictorian and was an all-around athlete. He received his Bachelor Degree at Lake State and Teaching Certificate of Native Culture at Bay Mills College.  He served as a proud member of the Sault Tribe and was actively teaching unit 2 Elders in Newberry. He enjoyed fishing hiking   adventures with his son George V and he enjoyed golfing and later attending Lakers Games.

George is survived by his son: George E. “Jaajens” Tessier V of Sault Ste. Marie, MI; mother: Gina White also of Sault Ste. Marie, MI; mother of his son: Susan Giles; George is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  

George was preceded in death by his father: George E. Tessier III.

A memorial service will be held at Niigaanagiizhik 11:00 AM on Friday, June 26, 2020, at the Niigaanagiizhik Cultural Center with Friends may gather that same day at the Niigaanagiizhik from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.   Immediately following the services a luncheon will be held.

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