Teresa L. Chandler (Tess), 54, passed away in her home in Los Gatos, California on Saturday, June 15, 2019. She was born January 27, 1965 in South Charleston, West Virginia, to Vera Newman and the late Oland Floyd Caudle.
Tess was a much-loved member of the community and donated generous amounts of her time to improving the lives of others. She was an active member of the Rotary Club of Cupertino and devoted countless hours bringing joy to others with her effervescent demeanor. Tess was the Executive Director of the Foothill-De Anza Foundation, and the tenacity with which she tackled every aspect of her life will be warmly remembered.
She is survived by her children: Lance Batenhorst, Michael Case, and Nicholas Case; mother Vera Newman and stepfather Mike Newman; brother Joe (Denise) Caudle; two grandchildren Landen and Luke; and best friend and long-time companion Ric Kilgore.
A viewing (starting at 1 p.m.) and service to follow (starting at 2 p.m.) will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in the Darling & Fischer Chapel of the Hills at 615 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030.
There will be a celebration of life taking place on Sunday, July 14 from 2-4pm at Quinlan Community Center at 10185 N Stelling Rd., Cupertino, CA 95014.