Monday, May 5th, 2008
Teddie A. Colby, 79, formerly of Neptune, died at 10:30 p.m. April 29, 2008, at the Sonora Regional Medical Center, Sonora, Calif.
He was born June 27, 1928, in Detroit, Mich., to Carl and Thelma Duffy Bonifield. On Sept. 16, 1998, he married Patricia Ann Carpenter, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Tony Bonifield and Ted Colby Jr., of California; three daughters, Juanita Polen, Roseville, Mich., Kathleen (Anthony) Tahnoose, Warren, Mich., and Mary Ellen Bonifield, Vista, Calif.; a half brother, Carl Bonifield Jr., Spencerville; his parents-in-law, Howard (Esther) Carpenter, New Bremen; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandsons.
He was a rancher and a U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Neptune Cemetery.
Condolences can be left a www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
Arrangements are being handled by Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.