January 20, 1932 ~ May 8, 2022
Theresa A. Chesney, 90, of Rochester, MN, formerly of Spring Valley, MN, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Edenbrook Nursing Home in Rochester.
Theresa Ann Chesney was born January 20, 1932, in Owatonna, MN, to Peter and Josephine (Skalicky) Chesney. She was an outdoors woman who was passionate about nature. She had a deep love for animals, especially birds, her cats, dogs and horses. Theresa was a talented artist who made rugs. She worked for 21 years at IBM, where she retired in 1983.
Theresa is survived by her brother, Martin Chesney of Pine Island, MN; sister, Rose Gedicke of Owatonna; her longtime friend Sharon Collyer Claude of Rochester, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Peter and Josephine, and her sister Marcella Mensing.
Funeral Mass for Theresa will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, at the Church of St. Michael in Pine Island. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. at the church prior to the service. Burial will follow in Spring Valley Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in honor of Theresa are preferred to Safe Haven Pet Rescue at 1001 1/2 1st Ave. S.E. in Rochester, MN 55904.
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