Joseph Elwood Colwell, 74, of St. Joseph, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, in a St. Joseph hospital. He was born Nov. 26, 1949, in St. Joseph.

Survivors include wife, Mary Dale Hamilton-Colwell, of the home; stepson, Jeff (Rachael) Hamilton; grandchildren: Jordan (Hailey) Hamilton, and Maddy Hamilton; three sons; and a sister.

Graveside services with Air Force Military Honors 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Auburn Cemetery under the direction of the Rupp Funeral Home.

Memorials are requested to the Joseph Colwell memorial fund in care of the Rupp Funeral Home.

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