Regina E. “Jean” Colbert, 85, Washington, passed awat at 7:55 p.m. Sunday at Eastgate Manor Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 14, 1927 in Montgomery to Leo F. and Viola (Herman) Dant. She worked at McCord Corporation before working at Daviess County Hospital. She was a member of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Sheila Churchill of Washington and other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Colbert, on March 9, 1998. Jean and Arthur were married in Dec. of 1968. She was also preceded in death by her sisters Garnetta Woodruff, Phyllis Coppel, Dicie Hess and brothers Fred Clark, Robert Dant, Russel Dant and Bud Dant.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Hope with Father Leo Kiesel as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m until the time of mass Wednesday at the church.
Condolences may be sent online at www.edleemortuary.com .