Jess Claude Cadby, 80, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Rio Grande Hospital in Del Norte.
He was born to Mack and Lillian (Johnson) Cadby on Aug. 18, 1925, in Riverton, Wyo. Mr. Cadby served in the Army during World War II.
He was stationed in Germany, Czechoslovakia and Japan.
He married Rosa Abraham a few years after the war in Spokane, Wash. They lived mostly in San Diego, where he worked repairing electronics, primarily in the telecommunications area.
In June 1981, Mr. Cadbury married his second wife, Betty. After his retirement, the couple moved to Bayfield in 1999.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosa Cadby, and his second wife, Betty Cadby.
Mr. Cadby is survived by his sons Steve Cadby of San Francisco and Matthew Cadby of Indio, Calif., daughters Allison DuQuette of Sioux City, Iowa, and Pennie Burns and Wendy Reyes, both of Everett, Wash.; brother Pat Cadby of Pasco, Wash.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Pine River Cemetery in Bayfield. Martin Wilson and Ruthie Topinka will officiate.
-- Durango,CO Herald 23 oct 2005