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 at IBM for 21 years where she retired in 1983.
Theresa is survived by her brother Martin Chesney of Pine Island, MN, sister Rose Gedicke of Owatonna, MN, 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 held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12th at the Church of St. Michael in Pine Island, MN. Visitation will be held 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 SE in Rochester, MN 55904.