Thomas L. Cadie
1942 - 2020
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Thomas L. Cadie

Born: April 8, 1942; in DeKalb, IL

Died: June 15, 2020; in Cortland, IL

Thomas L. Cadie, 78, of Cortland, Illinois, died Monday, June 15, 2020, at his home.

He was born April 8, 1942 in DeKalb, Illinois, the son of George Delberg and Mary Alice (Redmond) Cadie.

Thomas attended DeKalb High School and was a Veteran of the US Navy. He was an iron worker and a member of the Iron Workers Union #393 in Aurora.

He is survived by his daughter, Shayne R. (George Easley) Cadie of Somerville, Texas; his son, Thad (Kelly) Cadie of Alton, Illinois; three grandchildren, Nathan (Amber) Cadie, Natasha (Brett) Cadie and Eli Cadie; three great-grandchildren, L.J. Cadie, Landon Lehrke and Peyton Cadie; his loyal companion, Carol Ryderg; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Harold, Floyd, Jim, Gerald and Paul.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb, with Rev. Timothy Mitchell of the First United Methodist Church in Dixon officiating. Full Military Honors by DeKalb American Legion Post 66.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Anderson Funeral Home in DeKalb.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Thomas L. Cadie Memorial Fund, addressed to the Cadie Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

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Published in The MidWeek News on Jun. 20, 2020.
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June 25, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Terry Hollifield
June 24, 2020
Tom was a great guy loved to talk old cars with him Cathy and I will miss him coming to Belvidere and eating lunch with him always happy to see him Rest In Peace buddy
Steve Cadie
June 21, 2020
Dave Mattson
June 21, 2020
I used to be a sever at Sam's years ago and since leaving in 1999,I often thought about my customers. I was just thinking about Tom and how much he loved Buddy Holly. Thank you Tom for making me laugh every day at work.
Vicky Hyde
June 20, 2020
So sorry to hear of your loss of Tom. I came to visit him the last time I came home to Cortland and DeKalb. In fact Jackie Smith was with me. She used to live across the street from the Cadies and my family lived up around the corner. My brotherSteve and I grew up with Tom and Paul. Please accept my condolences to the family and may Tom RIP. ✝
Linda Spencer MacReynolds
June 20, 2020
We are so very sorry to hear that Tom has passed away. He saved our lives back in a severe blizzard in 1981, after our car went into a ditch. Our kids and grand kids would not be here if it was not for him. May he rest in peace.
John and Sharon Challand
June 19, 2020
Shayne & Family: Susie and I are so sorry to hear about Tom's passing. I knew him from back in the late 60's when I worked in Dekalb, Il. He was a great person and always helped others. We are sorry for your loss, and may God Bless and Comfort you and your family members at this very difficult time.
Roger Ahlensdorf
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