Lamont, Angus Edgar (1882 - 1963)


Scott M. Dorn





----Source: Abbotsford Tribune Phonograph Thursday, August 8, 1963



Funeral services for Angus Lamont, 81, of Colby, who died at the Leahy Nursing Home at Abbotsford at 5 pm Monday, will be held this morning August 8, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Colby, at 10:30 am. The Rev. John B. Pinion will officiate at the services and burial will be made in St. Mary's Cemetary. Rosary services were held by the Christian Mothers Tuesday evening and by St. Mary's congregation Wednesday evening. The body has been in state at Lulloff Funeral Home at Colby since Tuesday evening.

Mr. Lamont was born in the town of Colby, in Clark County, on February 22, 1882. He was married to the former Katherine Riplinger on April 14, 1909 at St. Mary's church at Colby. Before and after his marriage he worked as a railroad construction worker in many parts of the country, operating a steam shovel, until 1919, when the couple settled on a farm south of Colby. They moved to Colby in 1936 where he worked as a rural mail carrier and as a partner in Lamont's Service Station.

He is survived by his wife, two sons, Malcolm of Abbotsford, and Angus D., Jr., of Colby, and a daughter, Mrs. Bert C. (Katherine) Cattanach, of Owen. There are 13 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. DE Sullivan, of Fond Du Lac also survives. He was preceded in death by a son, David, who died a the age of six months, and five brothers and two sisters.




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