Chris Steven Tabeling

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  • "Kristen and family, We are so honored to have met Chris..."
    - Erin Nevers
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  • "I worked for Chris for 1 year at TRHS. It was my first (and..."
    - Tamara Carlin
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Chris Steven Tabeling, beloved
husband, father and
son, passed away March 3,
2018 in his Colorado Springs
home. Chris had been
bravely battling stage IV colon
cancer for over 2 years.
Chris was born in Champaign, IL to
Tom and Rachel on August 23, 1971.
Chris moved to Pueblo, Colorado in
1978 and graduated from Pueblo South
High School. Chris earned his bachelor's
degree and teaching certificate
from Colorado State University, Fort
Collins, and was a huge CSU football
fan. Chris completed his master's
degree in Education Administration.
Chris loved teaching and coaching,
and he has touched the lives of many
students, families and communities
in his over 24 years in education. He
has called ThunderRidge High School
(Highlands Ranch, CO) his family
since 2004. Once a Grizzly, Always a
Grizzly.
Chris and his wife, Kristin have been
married over 16 years. Chris is most
proud of his girls, Caitlyn Elaina (15)
and Jayna Catherine (12). Chris is
survived by his wife, daughters,
parents, Tom and
Rachel Tabeling of Pueblo
and many other family and
friends he loved unconditionally.
Chris loved
being outdoors, mountain
biking, traveling to new destinations,
but mostly, Chris loved his family. His
eyes sparkled the most when he was
sharing stories of his daughters. Chris
fought cancer with never ending hope
and courage. He never stopped fighting
to be with his family and Chris will
be remembered for his fierce and unrelenting
ability to "Be The Storm".
Services will be held Saturday, March
10, 2018 at 11:00am at Shove Memorial
Chapel, Colorado College, Colorado
Springs.
Please share your stories and
memories with us at: [email protected]
gmail.com. In lieu of
flowers, please consider donating to
his daughter's education fund: Chris
Tabeling Memorial Fund, Account #
792939 at ENT Federal Credit Union
7250 Campus Drive Colorado Springs,
CO 80920.
Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from Mar. 7 to Apr. 6, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Swan-Law Funeral Directors
501 North Cascade Avenue | Colorado Springs, CO 80903 | (719) 471-9900
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