Jerry was born the son of David and Darlene Plante Colby and graduated from Mason City High School. Jerry was united in marriage to Connie Grimm and to this union two daughters were born. Jerry was currently working at Woodharbor in Northwood. He enjoyed a simple life with the things he loved the most his family, friends, and his motorcycle. He also enjoyed bowling and fishing with his two girls. Jerry is preceded in death by his mother, Darlene Colby; son, Spec. 1st. Class Dustin Colby , grandparents, Wallace Plante, Stella and Frank Oppman, Charles and Bernice Colby. He was killed in a motorcycle crash at age 40. Colby's son, 20-year-old Dustin Colby, was killed in 2004 when the truck he was in rolled over near Camp Dodge in Johnston. Dustin was a member of the 1133rd Transportation Company, which was preparing to be deployed to the Middle East when the accident happened.
Dustin Scot Colby
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