Obit: Colby, Carl (1881 – 1968)

Contact: Audrey Roedl


Surnames: Colby

----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) Jan 11, 1968

Colby, Carl (17 Jan 1881 – 08 Jan1968)

Carl Colby, 86, died of complications at 8:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hospital in Neillsville.

Services will be held Friday at the Myre Funeral Home with the Ellen Shaw of the Loyal Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be made at the Loyal Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Myre Funeral Home beginningThursday morning until the time of services.

Mr. Colby was born January 17, 1881, at McHenry, Illinois and attended Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana. As a young man, he worked as a railroad telegraph operater, and then entered business in general merchandise stores at Spencer, Abbotsford and Pittsville.

Thirty years ago he came to Loyal, where he had resided until three years ago, when he went to the Memorial Home at Neillsville.

Mr. Colby was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Abbotsford.

His only survivor is a sister, Mrs. Ray (Addie) Prior, Loyal.

Two brothers and a sister preceded him in death.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel