|Birth: ||1845, Canada|
The Mining Gazette
Date: ____________ 26, 1920
Decedent: Mrs. August COLOMBE
Headline: Death of Mrs. COLOMBE
Houghton Woman, Resident Here Many Years, is Summoned
Mrs. August COLOMBE, 75 years of age, a resident of this district for over 45 years, died Sunday morning at the home of her son, Fred Colombe, in Houghton. Death was due to ailments incident to Mrs. Colombe's advanced age.
Mrs. Colombe was born in Canada and came to the Copper Country about 46 years ago. For the greater part of that time Mrs. Colombe resided on a farm east of Houghton on the Chassell road. She was the widow of August Columbe, who died about a year ago.
Mrs. Colombe is survived by five sons, August and Alex of Duluth, Louis of Detroit, and Fred and Adolph of Houghton. August arrived here yesterday to attend the funeral which is to be held this morning at 9 o'clock from St. Ignatius church to Forest Hill cemetery.
Transcribed by: Jacquie Sherrer
August Colombe (1845 - 1918)*
Almena Colombe (1909 - 1920)*
Forest Hill Cemetery
Created by: Rhoda Clark
Record added: May 11, 2013
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