April 4, 1933 – October 19, 2020
Born April 4, 1933 in Darrow, Louisiana, Theresa was the youngest of six children born to Evangeline Simon and August Berteaux. At the age of 19, Theresa moved to Bremerton, WA.
In 1955, while living with friends she was introduced to Ive Vessell. Theresa and Ive married in 1956 in Anchorage, AK. After the birth of their first child, they moved back to Seattle. She then took full-time positions at Seattle Model Cities and then Seattle City Light until her retirement in 1989.
Theresa was preceded in death by her husband Ive Vessell. She is survived by her children Theron, Glinn, Monica, Donnetta (Paul Felix), Deadria Boyland (Weldon Boyland); grandson Isaiah Boyland, and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Services to be held at Holyrood Cemetery. Thank you for your love and prayers.