Stuart Marlin Kajfas
- Born: 15 May 1946, San Francisco, Ca.
- Marriage: Suzie Aria
- Died: 30 Aug 2005, Malcolm Randall Veteranís Hospital in Gainesville, Ga. at age 59
Stuart "Stu" Marlin Kajfas, 59, passed from this life August 30,2005 at Malcolm Randall Veteranís Hospital in Gainesville, Ga. due to complications from surgery. He had been in remission from cancer until another tumor was discovered in July. August 22, the doctors found they were unable to remove the new tumor or biopsy it but had all hopes of recovery. All were shocked at his passing so quickly.
Born May 15, 1946 in San Francisco, California, Stu lived the first part of his life in California. After high school, he joined the Army. After he completed his 7th year, he was discharged with honors. He married afterwards which produced his son, Jason. He divorced several years later. Stu met his wife Lila and they wed in 1982. As the song goes, He was her knight in shining armour and she was his lady. Stu adopted her son Eric for his own.
Moving to Valdosta in 1984, Stu owned TV Electronics until 1991. He also worked on televisions for Leoís TV and Appliances until they discontinued that service. With over 30 years of TV/VCR repair experience, he decided to return to school and graduated Val-Techís computer program with top honors in 2002. Stu was attending VSU and was working at the VSU Computer Information Help Desk just prior to his recent illness.
Stu is survived by his loving family- Wife of 23 years, Lila Mock Kajfas, Sons- S. Eric Kajfas, Jason M. (Yancie) Kajfas, grandchildren S.J., Sarah, Breanna, and Jasia, Sister- Norma (Bob) Province, Brothers- Perry (Viola) Rhodes, Glen (Ruth) Rhodes, Tim "Dusty" (Pat) Rhodes. Sister-in law Julie Mock-Linville, Brothers-in law Charles (Jimmie) Mock and J. Arthur Mock. Stu has many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews across the nation. Each one was special to him.
Stu was preceded in death by his parents, Eli "Shorty" and Dorothy Rhodes and Walter "Lucky" Kajfas. He was loved and respected by all whom knew him. He is deeply missed
Stuart married Suzie Aria.