COLBY Ralph C. Colby aged 78 of Alto passed away at Spectrum Butterworth on March 11 2011. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Judy Colby; son Brian Colby; daughter Susan (Ron) Hoff; grandson Keane Colby; granddaughter Kristen Hoff; great grandson Vincent Colby; sister Janice Kropf; sister-in-law Betty Rutila; brother-in-law Ron Brooks; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ralph lived in Alto Michigan most of his life. He loved history fishing and the outdoors. Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. at Bowne United Methodist 12051 84th Street Alto. Rev. Dean Bailey officiating. Interment Bowne Center Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 PM at Roth-Gerst Chapel 305 N. Hudson Lowell. At the request of Mr. Colby cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions may be made to Alto Methodist Church Building Fund or a Charity of Ones Choice.