A Memorial Service for Dan Teslich, 83, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the American Veterans Post #98, West Plains, Missouri.
Mr. Teslich died at 6:00 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2012, at his home. He was born June 23, 1928, at Rock Springs, Wyoming, to Dan and Julia Gilbert Teslich. On June 1, 1970, he was married at Evanston, Wyoming to Phyllis Ann Shelton, who preceded him in death on February 7, 2008. Mr. Teslich was a carpenter and was a veteran having served with the United States Air Force.
He is survived by five children, William Thomas Cates, wife, Karen, Southern California, Paulanne Kern, husband, Wayne, Racine, Wisconsin, Rodney Cates, wife, Fontella, West Plains, Missouri, Cheryl Martinez, husband, Floyd, Rock Springs, Wyoming, and Cathy Leatherwood, husband, Billy, West Plains, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; three sisters, Helen Bush, Ogden, Utah, Mildred Brent, Olympia, Washington and Julia Leatherwood, West Plains, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, wife and two grandchildren, precede him in death. Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains, Missouri.