Monticello, IN Lynn, age 71, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at his home in Monticello. Born on May 15, 1945 in DeKalb, IL to the late Marvin and Gladys (nee Houghtby) Colby. He was a resident of Monticello, formerly of Valparaiso IN, founder of Northwest Indiana Fence Co., member of First United Methodist Church, Valparaiso Country Club, Home Builders Association, Valparaiso Rotary Club, and Army Vietnam Veteran, rank SP4, 11th Field Artillery 2nd Battalion, Fort Campbell, KY. Survived by wife, Karen Marie (nee Thompson) Colby of Monticello, IN; children, Damon Colby of Valparaiso, In, Stefanie (Jerry) Davenport of TN; grandchildren, Katie Marie and Olivia Lynn Davenport, Emily Lynn and Macey Ann Colby; siblings, Greg (Dixie) Colby of Sarasota, FL, Connie (Frank) Pardridge of DeKalb, IL, and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, October 21, 2016 at First United Methodist Church, 103 Franklin St., Valparaiso, IN. Rev. Dennis Deeter officiating. Cremation. Friends may call on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 3:00 to 8:00 pm at the Dykes Funeral Home, 2305 N. Campbell St., Valparaiso IN. Memorials may be made to Guardian Angel Hospice, 1-765-461-0869, and the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Dykes Funeral Home, Inc. (219) 462-3125.
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