Sandra E. Tessem

Sandra E. Tessem, nee Shanahan, age 80, formerly of Berkeley, IL and Basalt, CO; beloved wife of Chris for over 55 years; loving mother of Christian (Cathy) Tessem, Michael Tessem and Lisa (Joe) Spedale; proud grandmother of Caitie, Hailey and Summer Tessem, Emyli Volz and Mia, Tessa, Bianca and the late Kira Spedale; dear sister of the late Jack Shanahan. Visitation Thursday, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. until time of funeral 8:45 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. at Visitation Catholic Church. Interment Mount Emblem Cemetery. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or

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3 comments on “Sandra E. Tessem
  1. Rosemarie Stratz Brtton says:

    Dear,Lisa and Family.. SorryI cannot be with you for Mass or showing. My heart and love is there with you all. She is your Sunshine like Kira. is……

  2. gaffney donna says:

    Dear Chris, Lisa and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Sandy was such a talented, generous and giving person. She has been missed. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. Love, Donna, Tom, Cory and Tara.

  3. Joseph A. Russo says:

    Please accept my deepest condolences.
    Joe Russo

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