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New Lenox, IL 60451
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“So saddened to hear of your loss. My wife and I both knew Eddie growing up in the South Side neighborhood, between McKinley Park and the 33rd Street...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Bob & Marlene Raskey - Falcon, CO

“My sincere condolences to your family. Ed and were friends from 1963. I'm sure you'll miss him. God keep you, guide you & give you peace in your...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Lynette Twombly-Heidemann - IL

“Linda,So sorry. My heart felt sorrow to you and all your family.May the beautiful memories help each of you through this time of sorrow and loss.I...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“I was deeply saddened by the news of Ed's passing. I offer my prayers for Ed and his family. Ed and I were the best of friends and hung around...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Joe Filipiak - Great Falls, MT

“Linda, We are all very sorry for your sudden loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your entire family. Cousin Eddie's smile and kindness is...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Linda, Ed and Amanda,I am so sorry to hear about Ed passing away so suddenly. You guys are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you are able to take...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Lauren Marquez-Viso - Evanston, IL

“Linda, I am so sorry to hear about Ed. I can't imagine what you are going through. Please let me know if I can do anything at all for you. Margie...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“I have nothing but good memories of Ed's dad growing up. Whether he was playing all time QB in our "classic" one-on-one match ups in the back yard...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Dan Sypien - IL

“Dearest Linda:Always evident, your mutual respect, love and admiration for each other as both you and Ed consistently and unconditionally extended...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Laurie Kus - Orland Park, IL

“Dearest Linda:Always evident; the love, mutual respect and genuine admiration of a partnership. Both you and Ed always extended your hearts, help...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Laurie and Ben Kus - Orland Park, IL

“Mandy and family, We were deeply saddened to hear about your dad's passing. He'll be remembered fondly as you always spoke about him with love. ...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Amanda Motyka - Chicago, IL

“Amanda, So sorry to hear about your father.My prayers are with you.Dee Kaczorowski ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: Dee Kaczorowski - Homer Glen, IL

“Linda, Ed, and Amanda,You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Uncle Eddie's love of life will live in our hearts forever. ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Janet & Sean Gannon - Evanston, IL

“To the Colby Family:I worked with Ed in the 008th Dist.. Ed and the entire Colby Family will be in my prayers.Sincerely,Andy Christophersen ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: Andrew Christophersen - FL

“Linda & Family ~ There never seems to be the right words during a difficult time like this, but please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Jackie Handzik - IL

“Dear Linda, Amanda, Eddie Jr. and families. So very sorry for your sudden loss. Please know you will all be in our prayers. Uncle Eddie was a...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Sandy, Mike, Austin, Aaron and Alex Purviance - NC

“I am sorry for your loss,you are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: Maggie Meadows - Elwood, IL

“Linda,I am really sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Cheryl Weiss - Mokena, IL

“Heartfelt and prayerful condolences from the Chicago Police Chaplains. Edwin will be remembered at the Police Mass on Sunday, 10 MAR, 11:00 a.m., at...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: ~ ~ Fr. Dan Brandt, CPD Chaplain - IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. Ed was a great Husband,Father,and Friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Good Lord comfort you and...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: John & Kathy Wysocki - Venice, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts & prayers go out to you & your family during this difficult time. ”
21 of 21 | Posted by: Amy Arndt - Romeoville, IL


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Edwin J. Colby Jr.
66, of New Lenox, passed away Tuesday, March 5th, 2013. Born in Chicago to the late Edwin Sr. and Agnes (nee Shields) Colby. Beloved husband of Linda (nee Prochot); Loving father of; Edwin III (Lynnette) Colby and Amanda Colby; Dear brother of; John (Joan) Colby, Donna (Roger) Hawkins, Patricia (the late Anthony) Brzostowski, Paulette (Larry) Powaga, Edwina (Bill) Bock and the late Joseph Edwin (in infancy); also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Edwin was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran and former Chicago and Rockdale Police Officer. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451, Saturday, March 9th, 2013 from 12:00 Noon until time of Funeral Service at 5:00 PM. Interment private.