Lorna Colbert, Mother of Stephen Colbert, Dies at 92

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Lorna Colbert, Stephen Colbert | Photo Credits: Comedy Central

Lorna Elizabeth Tuck Colbert, the mother of The Colbert Report's Stephen Colbert, died Wednesday, according to The Post and Courier. She was 92.

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Last February, Stephen Colbert canceled two shows when his mother fell ill. "Evidentially, having 11 children makes you tough as nails," Colbert, the youngest of those 11, said at the time. "Confidential to a lovely lady."

According to her obituary, Lorna was an accomplished artist, church leader and business woman. Lorna lost her husband and two of her sons in a plane crash in 1974.

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