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Terry Viessman

March 17, 1958 ~ March 19, 2022 (age 64)


Terry Viessman, Pickerel Lake, SD died on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Avera McKennan in Sioux Falls, SD at the age of 64.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 11:00AM at Clarkfield Lutheran Church in Clarkfield, MN.  Burial will be in Clarkfield City Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2022 from 4-7PM at Clarkfield Lutheran Church.   Visitation will continue at the church one hour before the service on Friday.

Terry Lyn Viessman was born in Worthington, MN to Clifford and Rose (Wajer) Viessman on March 17, 1958.  He moved with his family to Clarkfield in 1970.  He attended and graduated from Clarkfield High School in 1977.  He was involved in his family’s trucking industry his whole life, starting out with maintenance, then driving and finally owner/operator.  On July 1, 1978 Terry was united in marriage to Annette Risa at Clarkfield Lutheran Church.  Terry and Annette would move to Aberdeen, SD in the fall of 1978 and remain there until 1987.  They had two boys together, Trig and Matthew.  In 1987 the family moved to Dawson until 2013 when Annette and Terry moved to Pickerel Lake, SD. 

When Terry was not working you could find him hunting, fishing, riding Harley and riding horses.  He had a special place in his heart for all kinds of animals.  He enjoyed his family and friends but he especially cherished the time he could spend with grandchildren.

Terry is survived by his wife, Annette, Pickerel Lake, SD; sons: Trig (Sara), Dawson, MN, Matt (Kayla), Dawson, MN; six grandchildren: Tanner, Kiley, Avery, Zayne, Rylin, Ragan; siblings: Linda (Jerome) Kosbab, Elbow Lake, MN, Wayne (Angela) Viessman, Gary, SD, Douglas (Darlene) Viessman, Mankato, MN, Randy (Cindi) Viessman, Gary, SD,  David (Lorrie) Viessman, Gary, SD, Barbara (Mike) Jorgenson, Clarkfield, MN, Sandra (Gary) Nelson, Dawson, MN, Alan Viessman, Milan, MN, Sandra Viessman, Willmar, MN, Rodney Viessman, Gary, SD; as well a numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Clifford and Rose Viessman; brother, Micky Viessman, nephew, Timothy Viessman; inlaws: Arlen Risa, Marvin and Doris Koenen.

May his memory be blessed.


Funeral Service

Committal Service


March 24, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Clarkfield Lutheran Church
1000 15th Avenue
Clarkfield, mn 56223

Funeral Service
March 25, 2022

11:00 AM
Clarkfield Lutheran Church (Clarkfiedl)

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