Colleen Marie Gille, Janesville, WI/Woodbury, MN

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

January 12, 1952 - August 14, 2017

Colleen Marie Gille, age 65, of Woodbury, MN and formerly of Janesville, died on Monday, August 14, 2017 in West St. Paul, MN. She was born in Monroe, WI on January 12, 1952, the daughter of Paul P. and Mary L. (Holland) Gille. Colleen was a 1971 graduate of Parker High School. She attended the Janesville School of Beauty, and was a member of St. William Catholic Church.

She is survived by her five siblings: Mark (Donna) Gille of Janesville, Charlotte (Gordon) Dresdow of Wauwatosa, Deborah (Charles) Graupner of Wauwatosa, Patrice (Frank) Alfaro of Milton and Timothy (Renee) Gille of Janesville; 14 nieces and nephews; Godson, Mark Gille, Jr.; numerous great nieces; great nephews and many other extended family; and special childhood lifetime friend, Regina (Angilello) Bauer. She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Patrick.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH with Rev. Brian Dulli officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. For online condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com

Colleen enjoyed life, loved styling hair and her large Irish family. She had a heart of gold and a beautiful smile. Her family will miss her laugh and visits to Minnesota over the many years she lived there. She will be dearly missed.

A special thank you to the nurses and staff at New Challenges & Southview Acres and Aunt Vera (Holland) Finley for her many prayers and cards to Colleen.

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