Spec Dustin Scot Colby

Spec Dustin Scot Colby

Birth
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
Death 27 Aug 2004 (aged 20)
Camp Dodge, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Kensett, Worth County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 9468134 · View Source
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Dustin was born Sept. 2, 1983, in Mason City, Iowa, the son of Jerry Colby and Misti Slocum. He attended school in Mason City, Northwood and then moved to Albuquerque. New Mexico, where he graduated from Sandia High School in 2002. Dustin moved back to Clear Lake after high school and enlisted in the Iowa Army National Guard. He was mobilizing to Ft. Sill, Ok. to serve in the Middle East, Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was killed when the military motor vehicle he was traveling in rolled over into a ditch near Camp Dodge. The 2168th was mobilized in August as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Dustin was well known for his favorite phrase "Get Er Done". He enjoyed riding motorcycles, jet skiing, water skiing, hunting, fishing, rock climbing, downhill skiing and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of Mason City Baptist Church and Iowa Army National Guard. Dustin was survived by his father Jerry Colby, Northwood, Iowa; mother Misti Thoe and her husband Lance, Clear Lake, Iowa; two brothers Steven and Seth; four sisters Miquela, Danielle, Megan and Nicole; step-mother Connie Colby, Albuquerque, New Mexico; maternal grandparents Frank and Mary Lou Wood, Mason City, Iowa; Gary and Kathy Slocum, Waterloo, Iowa; Stan Grell, Clear Lake, Iowa; Bev and Don Girardot Ft. Wayne, Indiana and Kim and Linda Dockwell, Ventura, Iowa; Larry Thoe, Fairmont, Minnesota; maternal great-grandfather Harold Kothenbeutel, Sheffield, Iowa; paternal grandparents David Charles Colby (1944-2008) and Darlene Marie Plante Colby (1945-2007), Manly, Iowa; step-grandmother Cheri Hallman, Northwood, Iowa; a special friend Heather Schulze, Clear Lake, Iowa, Justin Ouverton, Albuquerque, NM and several aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.


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  • Maintained by: Sue
  • Originally Created by: William (Bill)T.Johnson Jr.
  • Added: 16 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9468134
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spec Dustin Scot Colby (2 Sep 1983–27 Aug 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9468134, citing Kensett Cemetery, Kensett, Worth County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Sue (contributor 46778782) .