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1946 Ronald 2021

Ronald R. Colby

September 5, 1946 — February 17, 2021

Colby, Ronald R. SSgt USAF (Ret)

September 5, 1946 – February 17, 2021

Ronald was born in Mason City, IA to Orville and Lois Colby. He proudly served 20 years in the US Air Force. He also dedicated many years volunteering with Boy Scouts, Special Olympics, and American Legions Post #32 and Post #1 Honor Guard Detail. He also enjoyed fishing.

Preceded in death by parents; sister, Janis (Bob) Johnson; granddaughter, Eva. Survived by wife, Judi; son, Jeff Colby (Nicky); daughter, Amy (Mark) Leth; grandchildren, Isla, Savannah, Ivan and Elise; brother, Ric (Pat) Colby; sister, Joyce (Noel) Holtan; several nieces and nephews.



Graveside Service with Military Honors Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 at 11:00AM at Omaha National Cemetery. A celebration of life will be planned at a later date.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Omaha National Cemetery

14250 Schram Road, Omaha, NE 68138

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14250 Schram Road, Omaha, NE 68138

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