Obit: Colby, Carl #2 (1881 – 1968)


Surnames: Colby, Prior

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 11 Jan 1968

Colby, Carl (17 JAN 1881 – 8 JAN 1968)

A former Abbotsford businessman, Carl Colby, 86, died Monday at Memorial Hospital, Neillsville. He had been living at Loyal with a sister, Mrs. Ray Prior, his only survivor.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at the Myre Funeral Home in Loyal, and burial will be made in the Loyal Cemetery.

Mr. Colby was born Jan. 17, 1881 at McHenry, Ill. He worked as a railroad telegrapher, and then owned general merchandise stores at Spencer, Pittsville and Abbotsford. He moved to Loyal about 30 years ago.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Abbotsford.



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