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Carol Ann Elizabeth Colee

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.

*A CCW Rosary service will be held at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday at the church.

St. Columbanus Catholic Church
Blooming Prairie, Minnesota




Thursday, December 13, 2018

Time: 10:30 a.m.

St. Columbanus Catholic Church
Blooming Prairie, Minnesota


Blooming Prairie City Cemetery
Blooming Priaire, Minnesota



Carol Ann Elizabeth Colee, age 76 of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie. Carol was born on March 20, 1942 in San Francisco, California to Edgar and Doris (LaPointe) Stromberg. She graduated in 1960 from Cubberley High School in Palo Alto, California. On March 7, 1964, Carol married Keith Colee in Reno, Nevada, and was blessed with a son, Eddie. After Keith’s retirement from the Navy, the couple settled in Blooming Prairie. Carol had various jobs over the years including at PCA/Farm Credit from 1975 through 1988, also First Prairie Bank, U.S. Bank, Security Bank in Claremont, and Steele County Recorder’s Office, retiring in April of 2005. She was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary, and St. Columbanus Catholic Church in Blooming Prairie, where she taught CCD classes for over 20 years. Carol loved to camp, play cards, watch TV, going out to eat and shopping with her lady friends, and loved her cats. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her sister, Anne Askew of Santa Cruz, California; and her beloved nieces, nephews, cousin, and Keith’s family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Doris Stromberg; husband, Keith Colee in 2009; son, Eddie Colee in 1984; stepson, Kenneth in 2008; 2 sisters, Diane and Doris.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at St. Columbanus Catholic Church in Blooming Prairie with Father Thomas Niehaus officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12th, at the St. Columbanus Catholic Church, and will continue for one hour prior to the service on Thursday. A CCW Rosary service will be held at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday at the church.  Interment will be in Blooming Prairie City Cemetery, Blooming Prairie. In lieu of flowers memorials can be directed to Steele County Humane Society, Blooming Prairie Cancer Group, the St. Columbanus Faith Formation or homeless vets. Services are prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home in Blooming Prairie. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

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