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

5 Responses to Adeline E. Tessendorf

  • Calvin and Sue Gwaltney Cox says:

    Brian and Sue,
    We are sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. May your memories comfort and sustain you.

    Cal and Sue Cox

  • Lynne & Tarmo says:

    Kirby, Brian, Susan and family, our thoughts and prayers go out to all.

  • Nan Giese says:

    Jamie, so sorry for your loss. Grandparents are always such a special gift.

  • ardy lange says:

    i so enjoyed visiting with Adeline and bringing her communion… your mom / grandma was a very kind lady… May God give comfort with his promises…

  • Art and Pat Nizzi says:

    Kirby/ We are sorry to hear about your mom passing. Prayers to you and your family.