Obit: Colby, William W. (1858 - 1944)

Contact: Sandy (Safemaster) Seiler

Surnames: Colby

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark Co., Wis.) 03/16/1944

Colby, William W. (17 JUL 1858 - 15 MAR 1944)

William W. Colby, 85, died at the home of his son, James Colby, in the city of Owen, Wednesday morning, following less than a weeks illness. His death was attributed to old age.

He was born July 17, 1858 at Chilton, Wis., and for a number of years made his home at Unity. He had been a resident of Owen only a short time.

Funeral services will take place Saturday afternoon from the Griebenow Funeral Home (Owen, Wisconsin) at 1:30 o’clock, the Rev. Fuergerson of Colby officiating, after which the body will be taken to Unity where it will be buried in the town of Brighton cemetery.



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