Lois Jean Colby
09/10/1930 - 09/08/2019
Obituary for Lois Jean Colby
Lois Jean Colby, age 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 8, 2019 with her family at her side 2 days short of her 89th birthday. She was born Sept. 10, 1930 in Grand Rapids to Albert and Florence Marr. She married Marvin Colby on April 22, 1949 at Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Kent City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Sr.; her son, Marvin Jr. She is survived by her children, Pamela and Donald Frantz, John and Jamie Colby, Cindy Robbennolt; daughter in law, Anna Colby; 9 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 1 great great-grandson; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Lois will be held on Monday, September 16, at 11:00 A.M. at Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home with Rev. Ryan Quanstrom officiating. Interment in Fairplains Cemetery, Sparta. Friends may meet the family Sunday, September 15, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. and on Monday 1 hour prior to the service. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in her name to the American Heart Association.
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