Obituary for Charles H. Pardee
Charles H. Pardee, 86, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Life Care Center of Cheyenne.
Charles was born May 24, 1930, in Bay City, Michigan, a son of the late Roland and Alma Pardee.
Charles served in the United States Army as a Special Forces paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. He later served as a nurse and following his honorable discharge after 25 years of faithful service, he worked as a nurse for the Veterans Administration. He loved the outdoors, particularly hunting, and he was an excellent cartoonist, drawing for Walt Disney in his earlier years. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, and he will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Charles is survived by his loving wife, Florence (Costa) Pardee of Cheyenne; two children, Donna Ellis of Cheyenne, and Karl (Monique) Pardee, of Sioux Falls, SD; four granddaughters, Drishana, Quiana, Adriana and Giana; and one great-grandson, Hayden.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and one sister.
A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Friday, March 10, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Father Thomas Cronkleton, Jr. as celebrant. Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.