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Obituary for Constance Colby

Constance K. Colby, 81 of Lake Bluff, IL died April 19, 2018. She grew up in Chicago and, after graduating from high school, Constance attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and was also president of Eta Sigma Phi, an honorary classics fraternity. During this time she met her husband, Thomas, of 59 years. Upon graduation from college and marriage, they traveled on an audit staff throughout the eastern US. They then settled down in Ohio where she became a junior high librarian until her first child arrived. Her family and friends remember her as caring, thoughtful, patient, and intelligent. She will be missed enormously. She is survived by her daughter Catherine (Arne) Brander and son David (Tracey) Colby; two grandchildren Jack and Margaret; a sister Marian Smith, two brother-in laws Michael and Mark and sisters-in-law Gretchen Colby, Toni Colby and Mary Colby. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, and her parents, Dr. Arlington and Dorothy Krause. Funeral Services 11AM Thursday June 7, 2018 at Church of St. Mary, 175 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. Interment private, Lakeside Cemetery in Libertyville, IL. Info: Wenban Funeral Home (847) 234-0022 or www.wenbanfh.com
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