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Betty (Dahl) Colby

Betty (Dahl) Colby

Aug. 26, 1921 - Oct. 10, 2008

EAGAN -- Betty (Dahl) Colby, 87, of Eagan and formerly of Benson, died Friday.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Advent United Methodist Church, 3945 Lexington Ave. in Eagan. Burial will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are by Bradshaw Funeral Home in Stillwater. Memorials are preferred.

She was born Aug. 26, 1921, in Santa Ana, Calif., to Harry and Delphia Schroeder. Shortly after she was born her family moved to Little Falls, where she grew up. After she married her first husband, John Dahl, they moved to Benson in 1950. She lived in Benson until 2003.

She is survived by daughters: Susan (and Roger) Nelson, Barbara (and Gary) Potter and Carolyn (and Rick) Kuhn; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers: Don (and Claren) Schroeder and Bob (and Pat) Schroeder.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Dahl; and by her second husband, Ed Colby.