Jonathon Gabriel Kabela of Colorado Springs died from diabetes-related complications on Feb. 17, 2012, in Colorado Springs. He was 37.
Mr. Kabela was born Sept. 1, 1974, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Donald Kabela and Annette Megan. He spent his childhood in Paonia.
He moved to Colorado Springs in 2000. He was a craftsman and worked as an ornamental metal worker. He enjoyed snowboarding, gardening, camping, spending time with family and friends, and his dog, Oscar.
Mr. Kabela is survived by his parents; his siblings, Teresa Francis and her husband Jon, David Kabela and his wife Bobi, Christopher Kabela, and Ginger Stewart and her husband Brad; and his girlfriend, Donna Hyatt.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and an uncle, David Roberts.
A memorial service was held Feb. 25 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Paonia.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.blog comments powered by Disqus