Escondido, CA

Former Escondido resident Ross Gilbert Theadore, 73

Former Escondido resident and current Steamboat Springs, Colorado resident, Ross Gilbert Theadore passed away suddenly on March 4, 2015. He was 73.

Mr. Theadore was born on January 23, 1942 to Alice & Gilbert Theadore. He had two brothers; Bobby and Jerry, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife Janice Boedeker Theadore; daughters, Julie Anderson of West Palm Beach, Florida, and Alicia Jaqubino and step grandchildren, Megan and Andrew Jaqubino of Anaheim; Sister-in-law, Judy Theadore (Jerry) of Hanford; niece, Maria Chastain of Weatherford, Texas; nephew, Mark Theadore of Hanford; great nephew, Ryan Prater of Dallas, Texas; great nieces Claire and Kara Larrin of Weatherford, Texas Cousin, Richard Lenew (Anita) of Hanford,; brother-in-law, Terry Boedeker and sister-in-law, Robin Boedeker of Amarillo, Texas; nephew, Luke Boedeker (Jessica) of Childress, Texas; nephew, Will Boedeker of Dallas, Texas; niece, Hannah (Brandon) Lipps of Lubbock, Texas; great nephews, Isaiah and Elliot Lipps of Lubbock, Texas; and two cat fur babies, Bear and Gussie.

Mr. Theadore attended College of the Sequoias in Visalia and received his MS degree at San Diego State University. He was CFO and co-owner of Expansion Joint Systems in Santee for 17 years, retiring in 2009 when he and Jan became permanent residents of Steamboat and called their beloved Yampa Valley home.

Mr. Theadore was a wonderful husband, father and friend who loved skiing, tennis, pickle ball and hiking. He loved life and lived it to the fullest to the moment of his death. A memorial service will be held at Concordia Lutheran Church on April 10, at 4:30 p.m. An interment service will be held at the Steamboat Springs Cemetery on July 10 at 10 a.m. followed by a Celebration of Life at the Torian Plum Plaza at 3:30 p.m.

Memorials can be made to Healing Friends at Vectra Bank or sent to P.O. Box 775444 Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 or to in memory of Ross Theadore. Yampa Valley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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