"BERNARD H. COLBY
Bernard H. Colby, 46, farmer,
saved Ronald L. Everson, 7, schoolboy, from burning, Strum,
Wisconsin, February 9, 1958. Ronald suffered from smoke inhalation
but did not sustain any burns. Smoke which Colby inhaled irritated
his asthmatic condition and caused coughing spells for two days. Both recovered."
Bernard was born 5/5/1912 and
died 3/6/2001. Son of Corliss Thomas Colby and Amelia Alice Wendt.
Joyce Colby Bernard is my husband's uncle (Bernard was his
Dad's brother)His wife, Elaine, lives near us, and we see her very
often. A real sweetheart at age 91.
Allison Colby Hawley That's my grandpa!
Maggie Yates That's my grandpa
Anita Colby Larson Yup, that's my Dad! Remember that night vividly.
Crystal Colby Mulry My grandpa, too!
Anita Colby Larson Thank you so much for posting the
news article about my dad, Bernard H. Colby. He was truly a hero in
many of our hearts. Thanks for the memory.