Colton Ryan Gleason

Edina, Minnesota


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Colton Gleason passed away in Edina, Minnesota. Funeral Home Services for Colton are being provided by Cremation Society of Minnesota. The obituary was featured in Star Tribune on September 26, 2012.

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I am deeply saddened to hear about Colton. My heart just breaks for your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Julie & John,
Please accept our deepest sympathies for your most profound loss. Colton was an amazing young man and a very dear friend to Will. Will was out of the country in Africa when he heard the very tragic news and he was absolutely devastated. He dedicated his climb of Mt. Kenya to Colton. We want you to also know that a plaque is being made in dedication to Colton and permanently placed in a pathway project that Will has been in charge of at a girls school in Kenya. We...

The memorial service was extraordinaire as it was uplifting and beautiful in every way. My son and I were in tears and smiles. Thank you for sharing Colton. Xxio. Kristine & Kyle

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Julie, John and family…
We are deeply saddened at the loss of your son, Colton. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Thank you Gleason family for sharing Colton with 500-600 people in the extraordinary memorial celebration yesterday....It is ranked as the top 5 in my lifetime...experience..(and I am gettin old)..The Holy Spirit came in and knocked it out of the park...the cousins, John, the brothers....friends in the audience...then Julie put the bow on the celebration with "The Sparrow" song. I was still feeling the LOVE of God long after I returned home. This was a tribute and honor to the Lord...

John, Julie, Justin & Steven
I/we can not imagine the loss of a child. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

May the peace of God and your faith in him comfort you as you remember Colton. "We are informed about those who have fallen asleep and do not grieve as those who have no hope" I Thessalonians 4:13. Brian & Lisa Brown

John,Julie & Family: My heart is broken for you all, But I know the strong christian family that you all are and know there will be brighter days for you all. I pray for strength and peace in the coming days.
Much love,
Pam Kittleson/Nelson