(Mrs. Robert C. “Budge”) Colby, age 78 of Morristown and formerly Owatonna,
died on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at Pleasant Manor Nursing Home,
Services will be held at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Owatonna on
Friday, February 15, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. with the Reverend Ron Gilthvedt
officiating. Interment will be in Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.
Visitation will be at the church for one hour prior to the service
Beverly Delphine, the daughter of G. C. and Ella (McIver) Roberts,
was born July 18, 1929 at Faribault. On February 14, 1970, she married
Robert “Budge” Colby. He preceded her in death on April 23, 1990. She
retired from the Owatonna Canning Co. after 50 years. She was a member of
the VFW Auxiliary in Owatonna.
She is survived by two sisters, Cleo Ekberg of Minneapolis and
Geraldine Roberts of Faribault; twin brother, Lonnie (and Myrt) Roberts of
Manchaca, TX; nieces, Karen Ekberg and Barbara (and Randy) Bartz Jones;
nephew Bruce Roberts; two great nephews and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a
sister, Roberta Bartz.
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