Ingersoll-Rand’s Jack Colberg Dies

Tue February 11, 2014 - Northeast Edition

John N. “Jack” Colberg, age 89, passed away on Dec.17, 2013, at Messiah Village. He was born Feb. 4, 1924, in Silver Creek, N.Y. He is preceded in death by his parents Lester W. and Mary (Butler) Colberg, and a sister, Marion D. Mack.

Mr. Colberg graduated from Silver Creek High School in 1941. He graduated with a BS Degree in civil engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1948 where he lettered on their basketball and baseball teams. He enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the C. C. of Harrisburg, Colonial CC and Carlisle CC at various times.

Mr. Colberg served in the Army Air Corps in World War II and was a member of the American Legion. He was a member of Christ Presbyterian Church, Camp Hill, where he had served as an Elder.

He retired from the lngersoll-Rand Company in 1988 where he was eastern regional manager of the construction and mining division.

A loving husband and father, Mr. Colberg is survived by his wife, Dona; three children, John L. Colberg of Huntersville, N.C., Kristin Harad and son-in-law Mitchel Harad of San Francisco, Calif., and Kathryn Rhoad and son-in-law Frank Rhoad of Ellicott City, Md.; five grandchildren, Emma and lsabel Colberg; Daniel and Parker Harad; and Robert Jack Rhoad; two sisters, Jane Whitwood and Kathleen Coleton; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Contributions can be made to Penn Athletics Development, University of Pennsylvania, 235 South 33rd St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19104 or to Christ Presbyterian Church.