Monthly Archives: August 2017

Adeline E. Tessendorf

Adeline Esther Florence (nee: Steidtman) Callos Tessendorf, 88, a resident of Round Lake Beach, passed away August 29, 2017 at Hillcrest Nursing Home.  She was born June 15 1929 in Merrill, WI to Walter and Anna Steidtman.  Adeline was proficient at crossword puzzles and enjoyed crocheting.  Adeline is survived by her children Kirby (Marcia) Callos, Brian (Doris) Callos, and Susan (Daniel) Huber, her loving niece Carol Steidtman her grandchildren Becca Osmolak, Brian (Randi) Callos, Tracie Osmolak, Neil (Darlene) Huber, Jamie (Bruce) Scoville, and Garin (Crystal) Callos, her great-grandchildren Joshua, Dasan, Joscelyn, Adeline, Thatcher, Kegan, Emma, Leyla, and Travis, and her sisters Florence (Alan) Lemke, and Lorna (the late Lilas) Woller.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and her loving husbands Edward Callos, whom she wed on April 5, 1947 and Earl Tessendorf whom she wed on November 28, 1980, her sister Esther Steidtman, and  her brothers Ernst Steidtman, Harold Steidtman, William (Helen) Steidtman, Frederick (Emma) Steidtman, and Walter (Sylvia) Steidtman.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with the funeral service commencing at 11:00am at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association 225 N. Michigan Ste 1700 Chicago, IL 60601. For further information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org

Elsie J. Justus

Elsie Jean Justus, 68, of Round Lake Beach passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 30, 1948 in Virginia to Mary Magdalene Lester and Burton Justus.

Elsie is survived by her husband of 49 years, Carl Justus; children, Carol Justus of Monroe, WI and Carl (Tracy) Justus of Chicago; grandchildren, Maycee, Tiffany, Sara, Shelby, Lauren, Dylan and Devin; great grandchildren, Saydee, Baylee, Jaelynn, Benjamin and Lorelei; and siblings, Nell Marie Price, Geraldine Wossley, Luther Justus, Joe Justus and Barrett Justus. She was preceded in death by her brother, Clyde Justus and 2 grandsons, Andrew Driggers and Dustin Justus.

Friends of the family may visit on Friday, September 1, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 with the funeral service at 6:00 p.m. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Rita J. Obenauf

Rita J. Obenauf, 85, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL.  She was born June 22, 1932 the only daughter of Bernard and Cecelia (nee: Dutzler) Obenauf.  Rita lived most of her life in Fremont Center until moving to Grayslake.  She was an avid Cubs fan and love to read.  Rita worked and had a passion for being a Registered Nurse.  Rita is survived by her many cousins, including her godchildren Eric (Rosie) Smyth and Sher (John) Shirey and her closest cousins John and Mary Anne Baier.  She was preceded in death by her parents.  A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Monday, August 28, 2017 from 9:00am until 11:00am with the service commencing at 11:00am at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.   Interment will be held following the service at St. Mary Cemetery in Fremont.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Boys Town 200 Flanagan Blvd. PO Box 8000 Boys Town, NE 68010. For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Marcia Lynn Beake

Marcia Lynn Beake, 64, a resident of Ingleside, passed away peacefully surrounded by her sisters (the rest of the Dustballs), after a long courageous battle with lung cancer, August 20, 2017 at her home in Ingleside. She was born June 22, 1953 in Sibley, IA to Joseph and Iris Dries (nee: Butz). Marcia loved gardening, nature, birds, hiking, and camping. She enjoyed volunteering for veterans and food pantries. Marcia was a devout Catholic serving as a 30 year parishioner and Eucharistic minister at St. Bede’s Catholic Church in Ingleside. She raised her children faithfully guiding them towards Jesus Christ, within the catholic church. Marcia and Jim never knew a stranger and lived their lives with an open door policy. They showed compassion and love with whomever crossed their threshold. A retiree of 37 years from Abbott Labs, she started working on the line and ended her career in Quality Assurance. She was a loving mother, grandmother, mother-in-law,  step-mother, wife, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, daughter, best friend, and daughter-in-law. Marcia is survived by her children Darcie (William) Addis of East Peoria, Richard (Erin) of Lake Villa, her step-daughter Shaw of Georgia, her grandchildren Zakkary, Benjamin, Chase, Zoey, Lauren, and Sydney, her siblings Cindy Harlow of WI, Sheila Farrigan of IL, Theresa Brassell of WI, and her best friends Pam (Richard) Myers of IL. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, James Beake, her parents, her infant brother Joseph, and her sisters Connie Madole and Vicki Bollmann. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Audubon Society greatlakes.audubon.org. Interment will held privately. For more information please contact (847)223-8122.

Jennifer C. Johnson (nee Gibbons)

Jennifer Cathleen Johnson (nee Gibbons), 41, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017. She was born January 18, 1976 to Thomas and Mary (nee Clark) Gibbons.

Jennifer is survived by her parents, Thomas and Mary Gibbons; her husband, Patrick Johnson; her 3 children; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Our dearest little girl has joined the heavenly choir. Jennifer will be greatly missed but in fine company with all of her grandparents. Thank you for the three lovely children you have gifted with your heart, generosity, and compassion, Elizabeth, Marianna, and Caleb. We love and miss you!

A visitation and memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 1:30pm until 2:30pm with the memorial service commencing at 2:30pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. For more information please contact (847)223-8122.

Bernice Lis

Bernice Lis, 94, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017.  She was the beloved mother to Gerald (Elfriede) Lis, grandmother of Jerry Lis, and an aunt to many.  She was preceded in death by her 8 brothers and sisters, her husband John Lis and her son Richard Lis.   A visitation and memorial mass is scheduled for Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10:00am until 11:00am with a memorial mass commencing at 11:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held privately.  All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org. 

Debra J. Eness

Debra J. Eness, 65, of Grayslake, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017. She was born on May 10, 1952 in Chicago, Il to Douglas and Josephine Chamblin. She was a member of Joy Lutheran Church. She was a devoted and loving wife and mother.

Debra is survived her husband, Dan; and children, Amanda, Dana and Scott.

A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 1:00pm until 3:00pm with the funeral service commencing at 3:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. For more information please contact (847)223-8122.

Laura M. Huseby

Laura M. Huseby, 85, formerly of Perley, MN, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017, at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL.  Laura is survived by her children Lana (Tim) Madole and John (Elena) Huseby III, her grandchildren Trina (Joe) Metz, Jason (Rebecca) Madole, Jennifer (Steve) Raclaw, and Allison Huseby, and her 9 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, John Huseby, her parents, 1 brothers, and 3 sisters.  Interment will be held privately at Avon Centre Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Advocate Hospice 365 Surryse Rd. Lake Zurich, IL.  For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

Michael P. O’Donnell

Michael Paul O’Donnell, 53, of Gurnee, Illinois passed away in the loving arms of his family on August 15, 2017. He was born on March 26, 1964 to Joseph and Mary O’Donnell in Des Plaines Illinois, where he grew up with his two sisters Colleen and Suzanne and his younger brother Brian. He will be remembered for his love of golf and the Cubs, his interest in classic cars and his wonderfully humorous personality.  Michael left behind his loving wife Kimberly, two caring daughters Emily Louise and Kathleen Mary and his constant canine companion Dublin only to reunite with his parents and beloved dog Bear.  His memorial is scheduled for Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 11AM to 1PM followed by a prayer service, commencing at 1pm. at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, Illinois 60030. Following the service his family would be honored for everyone to join them at his home for a celebration of his life where we can exchange memories, enjoy his favorite foods and drinks, and commemorate his life as he deserves.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

 

Robert R. Deabel

Robert R. Deabel, 84, a resident of Chicago, IL passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Manor Care in Libertyville, IL. He was born May 27, 1933 in Chicago to Paul and Elizabeth (nee: Hirtzig) Deabel. Robert is survived by his sister Joan Bishop, his brother Ronald Deabel, 5 nieces and nephews, 12 great-nieces and great-nephews, and 4 great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends of the family may visit at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The funeral service is scheduled for Monday, August 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral chapel. Interment will be held following the services at Memory Gardens in Arlington Heights. For further information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.