George W. Colburn, 88, Stockton, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at Rooks County Health Center, Plainville.

He was born July 24, 1931, in Rooks County to George “Will” and Emma (Sander) Colburn.

He married Linda L. (Lemon) Colburn on Feb. 21, 1976, in Stockton. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Stockton,; four sons, Harry Colburn, Downs, Tim Colburn, Stockton, Curtis Patterson, Plainville, and Brad Patterson, Gainesville, Ga.; a daughter, Susan Patterson Friesen, Lexington, Ky.; a sister, Vesta Miller, Arvada, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Stockton; a private family inurnment will take place.

Friends can sign the book from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton.

Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church of Stockton or Rooks County Health Center, in care of the funeral home.

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