Gary D. Caba, age 63, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Friday, August 28, 2015 at his home.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 AM, on Monday, August 31, 2015 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Yankton with Father Robert Wullweber officiating. Burial will be in the St. Wenceslaus Cemetery in Tabor, South Dakota. Visitation is from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, on Sunday, August 30 at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with a rosary at 7:00 PM, followed by a video tribute and then a Scripture service at 7:30 PM.Â Visitation continues one hour prior to the funeral at church.
Pallbearers are his nephews: Jason Caba, Jared Caba, Tim Caba, Chris Kortan, Scott Kortan and Nick Kortan.
Gary was born April 30, 1952 in Yankton, South Dakota to Emil and Clara (Hale) Caba. He grew up in Tabor, South Dakota and graduated from Tabor High School in 1970. He then worked for the state of South Dakota on a survey crew. On February 28, 1973, Gary married Debbie Vaith in Tabor. After their marriage, they lived in Pierre, SD for a year and then moved to Yankton. Gary worked as an installer for Midwest Cabinets for several years and then as a finish carpenter for Jim Tramp Construction for around 30 years until his health forced him to retire. He was an excellent carpenter who took great pride in his work. Gary was also an avid sports fan and enjoyed going to many sporting events, especially to watch his children and grandchildren. He loved life and always looked forward to vacations with his family and friends.
Gary is survived by his wife, Debbie Caba of Yankton; two children, Brian (Pam) Caba of Plattsmouth, NE and Amy Caba of Sioux Falls, SD; four grandchildren: Taylor, MacKenzie, Lyndsey and Tanner of Plattsmouth; two brothers, Bob (Karen) Caba of Tabor and Tom (Catherine) Caba of Mound, MN; sister-in-law, Norma (Caba) Reining and her husband, Larry, of Tabor; and several nieces and nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Eugene Caba.
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Deb You and your have my sympathy and praying for all of you.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. He will be missed.
Jim Vavra & Patty Vavra
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time We are sorry for your loss.
Doug and Marge Jensen
RIP old friend.
Debbie and family -- You have my deepest sympathy -- just received the news and was shocked -- but I did not realize he had been ill. God Bless you all -- My prayers are with you.
Sending thoughts and prayers to the family. Our hearts with you through this difficult time. We will always remember all the wonderful times we had together. I will miss you Uncle Gary, but never forgotten.
Deb & family....Thoughts & Prayers are with you.
Wayne & Vickie Helland
Just learned of Gary's death. My deepest sympathy. You are in my prayers.
Kay Bierle Hansen
Our deepest sympathy to you all!
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Karen and Dave Edler
My sympathies go out to you....I had not heard that Gary had passed away. My heart aches for you..Take care.
Bernadette (Zitka) Nesheim
Debbie, Our sympathies go to you and your family. We haven't seen you for years, but haven't forgotten you.
Marilyn and Merlin Lillie
Gary,You always had a smile on your face and in your heart, you will be missed by many, Just a great guy.
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