Herbert Louis Walby age 85 passed away peacefully on Thursday March 29 2012. Herb married June Ann Olson and they lived in Royal Oak all the days of their 55-year marriage. He was the owner of Walby's Paint and Wallpaper in downtown Royal Oak for many years. His wife June preceded him in death; but they leave their children Jeff (Sharon) Joann Potts Connie Ken Andy (Linda) Bill Karen (Paul) Whitman and Diane (Brian) Baranski; fifteen grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters. He was the dear brother of Mary Marcella (the late Richard) Fox and Donald (Lorraine) Walby and the late Norman Walby Rita (Ed) Butke Angela DeBusscher and Richard (Lorraine) Walby. He also leaves behind his sister-in-law Lorraine Walby and brother-in-law John DeBusscher. The family will celebrate his life at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home 705 W 11 Mile Road (4 blocks E of Woodward) Royal Oak with visitation Sunday April 1 from 2-9 p.m. followed by a Mass at St. Dennis Catholic Church in Royal Oak on Monday at 10 a.m. The world is surely the lesser for our loss. Donations to the Capuchins appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
Published in Daily Tribune on April 1 2012.
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