Marian Elaine Tadus |

Marian Elaine Tadus

Marian Elaine Tadus of Eckert, a former resident of Glenwood Springs, died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 82.

She was born June 8, 1921, in Kansas City, Mo., to Lura Poe and Earl Sego. She spent her childhood in Kansas City and graduated from Central High School in 1938.

She married William J. Tadus on May 19, 1943, in Kansas City. He preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1976, in Raton, N.M.

Mr. and Mrs. Tadus owned and operated Harris Jewelry Store in Rifle and Tadus Jewelry in Raton, N.M.

Mrs. Tadus moved to Glenwood Springs in 1995. She later moved to Denver, and moved to Eckert early in 2003.

She was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Aurora and attended St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Cedaredge.

She enjoyed volunteer work and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, by a brother, Dick Sego, and by a half-brother, Gene Sego.

Mrs. Tadus is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Frank Muldowney of Eckert; by a son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Marsha Tadus of Glenwood Springs; by sisters-in-law Sharon Sego of Milwaukee, Wisc., and Sylvia Sego of Mexico; by granddaughter and grandson-in-law Markee and Eliot Swank of Greeley; and by a grandson, Kevin Tadus of Rochester, Minn.

A service will be held at a later time in Raton, N.M.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory of Delta is in charge of arrangements.

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