Columbus “Clum” Caldwell, 83, Waupaca, the husband of a former Almond resident, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at his home, while under the care of hospice.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca, with Brenda Hewitt officiating. Burial will be in Crystal Lake Cemetery in the town of Dayton in Waupaca County.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, and again from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, until the service.
Condolences may be offered online at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Caldwell was born Sept. 24, 1929, in the town of Dayton in Waupaca County, a son of the late Clifford W. and Hazel (Testin) Caldwell.
He was married to Rosemarie Butolph on May 8, 1954, in Almond.
He was a mechanic, gunsmith and a woodworker.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, June Holiday, Margaret (Nick) Wozniak and Gloria (Walter) Tankersley, all of Waupaca; one son, George (Ann), Waupaca; one brother, Jimmy (Marilyn) Caldwell, Bellview, Iowa; three sisters, Arlene Caldwell, Waupaca, and Linda (Sam) Forseth and Shirley (Oscar) Thompson, both of Pine River; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two great-grandchildren.