Alfred ‘Joe’ Riesselman


Joe Riesselman passed away on March 13, 2023. Joe was born on  9/8/1942 to Hildegard (Schulke) and Alfred J. Riesselman in Alexandria, MN and attended Garfield High School. He joined the Air Force, serving at Edwards Air Force Base from 1959 - 1965. Joe had his only son, Scott, with his first wife, Victoria. Joe has spent the past 18 years with his loving partner, Diane Townsend.  Once retired from  truck driving, Joe enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and playing cards.  Joe is survived by his son, Scott (Roxanne), grandsons Gage and Wyatt; his partner, Diane; sister, Ruth Terhark and brothers-in-law Ron Olson and Robin Stelflug; two ‘step-daughters’ - Tara (Jeff) Kubian and Tiffany (Ron) Maass. He has six step-grandchildren: Tyler, Kirsten, Ashley, Brandon, Michael, and Beckett. Arrangements by Cremation Society of MN.  Interment at Lake Geneva Cemetary, Alexandria, MN.

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