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Mary Colleen Nelson


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Mary Colleen Nelson Obituary
Mary Colleen Nelson

Mary Colleen Nelson, 88, of Federal Way, WA, passed away November 16, 2017, after a brief hospitalization.

Colleen was born in Janesville, Minnesota on December 17, 1928, to Thomas and Sabella Lynch. After graduating from Janesville High School in 1946, she attended St. Mary's Nursing College in

Mankato Minnesota and graduated with an LPN in 1948. She married her husband James on October 29, 1949, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Colleen was preceded in death by her daughter Shannon Rose Nelson, son, Patrick T (Christine)Nelson, grandsons, Erin Brashaber and Erik Weslin and sister Theresa Lynch Ohnsted. Colleen is survived by her husband, James C Nelson, sister, Sarah Glynn, brother, Thomas Lynch, daughters, Kathleen Nelson, Ann (Jon) Weslin, sons, Michael J Nelson, Timothy J (Deidre) Nelson, grandchildren, Brett Brashaber, Sean (Jenai) Nelson, Colleen Weslin, Megan Nelson and Anika Nelson, and 9 beloved great-grandchildren.

A Vigil will be held at 7:00 pm Friday, November 24 followed by a funeral mass Saturday, November 25 at St Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Federal Way. View the full tribute to her life at https://www.gaffneyfuneralhome.com/
Published in The Seattle Times from Nov. 23 to Nov. 24, 2017
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