Thomas Edward Kendall, “Tom”, 82, of Elgin passed away at his home on Tuesday morning, December 3rd, 2019. Tom was born in Virgil, IL on July 19, 1937, the son of the late John and Agnes Altepeter. He owned and operated Kendall Concrete Company. On July 2nd, 1960 Tom married the love of his life, Judy Charlet, owner of Kendall Kountry Kitchen. Tom is preceded in death by his brothers; Sterling, Ronnie, & Jim and grandson, Michael. Survivors include his beloved wife and best friend for 59 years, Judy; their daughter, Roxann Trnka and her two sons, Cody and TJ “Thomas” Trnka; Tom’s son David (Carrie) Kendall, Granddaughter Kristy (TJ) McCullough, Great Granddaughter Halie (Nick) Kutscher, Great-Great Grandson Maxwell, Great Grandson Derek Maxwell. Tom’s son Jeff (Angie) Kendall, Granddaughter Amy (Matt) Fitzgerald, Great Grandson Cade, Granddaughter Amanda (Andrew) Penhollow, Great Grandchildren Alyssa and Nathan and Granddaughter Jessica (Jesse) Sundeen. Visitation and funeral service will be at O’Connor- Leetz Funeral Home, 364 Division Street, Elgin IL 60120 on Saturday, December 7th, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 5:00 p.m. officiated by Pastor Joshua Free of Abiding Peace Lutheran Church. Dinner will follow at the Owl’s Club in Downtown Elgin. Burial will be private.