Adelia M. Colombe

Birth: July 17th, 1923
Death: April 15th, 2018
Age: 94 years

Adelia M. Colombe

Standish, Michigan

Adelia Colombe, 94, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Centennial Farm she shared with her husband, Leonard.  She was born July 17, 1923 in Standish to the late Helen (nee Kolinski) and Lawrence Dworek.  Del attended Maple Grove School, graduated from Standish High School and then attended Saginaw Business College.  During WWII, Del worked for an insurance firm in Detroit.  After the war, returning to Standish, she worked for the Nuttall Agency where she had lived and worked in high school.  On April 30, 1949, Del married Leonard Colombe who predeceased her in 1998.

Surviving are her children, Carole O’Brien (Glenn Peabody), David Colombe (Jill Richards) and grandchildren, Kyle and Maureen O’Brien.  Del was predeceased by brothers, Lawrence and Stanley.  The family wishes to thank exceptional caregivers, Dave, Kasey, Luanne, Marge and Steve.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grace Episcopal Church or the Arc Arenac Area, serving people with disabilities.

According to Del’s wishes cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service celebrating Del’s life will be held Friday, April 27, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Grace Episcopal Church, Standish, Michigan with The Reverend Rebecca Owsley officiating.  The family will greet family and friends Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 4:00 pm till 8:00 pm at the Lee Ramsay Funeral Home – STANDISH CHAPEL, Standish, Michigan.

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