Mt. Vernon Register-News

February 15, 2013

Colby Grothoff


MT. VERNON — — Colby Tyler Grothoff, 46, of Bonnie, died 12 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at his home in Bonnie.

He was born Nov. 22, 1966, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Charles and Wilma (Ferguson) Grothoff.

Colby worked in the produce department of Country Fair I.G.A. in Mt. Vernon and also for a grocery store in Chicago.

He is survived by his parents, Charles and Wilma Grothoff of Bonnie; sister, Deborah Lammers of Mt. Vernon; niece, Melissa Knappier of Bonnie; three great-nephews, Dylan Chase Bruns, Devin Michael Bruns and Guy Garrett Dakota Twiggs; and close friends, Tony Sasse, Gilberto Rivera and Milford Twiggs.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; one stepgrandmother; one brother-in-law, Williams Lammers; and one good friend, Christopher Romano.

In honor of his wishes, he will be cremated and no visitation or funeral service will be held.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit for further information and to send condolences.