Longtime Claremont resident Eve Tessier, 96, died December 17, 2017, in Salinas, California, where her son Thomas Miles Tessier lives.
Mrs. Tessier was born March 13, 1921 in Sterling, Illinois. She traveled west during World War II to teach dance lessons at Arthur Murray Dance Studios in Los Angeles and to entertain US troops preparing for deployment in the Pacific. During this time she also received her training as a cosmetologist.
A party in honor of longtime Claremonter Len Munter will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 4 at Mt. San Antonio Gardens Assembly Room, 900 E. Harrison Ave.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Mr. Munter’s name to the Mt. San Antonio Gardens scholarship fund msagardens.org/giving or by check to Congregational Homes, 900 E. Harrison Ave., Pomona, CA 91767.