Pessers was born on 3 January 1899 in Tilburg. She attended the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. Her teachers included Gustave De Smet, Jan van Delft, Antoon Derkinderen, Gerard Jacobs [nl], Constant Permeke, Henri Van Haelen, and Albert Verschuuren [nl]. Her work was included in the 1939 exhibition and sale Onze Kunst van Heden (Our Art of Today) at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. In 1941 she married P.M.C. Jansen.
www.ftn-books.com has the Noordbrabants MUseum catalogue from 1981 available