Age 84, died peacefully on Wednesday July 22, 2020 at Bel Rae Senior Living in Mounds View, MN. She was born July 9, 1936 to Emmett and Clara (Kappel) Dingley. She was married to Robert Haverty in July 1954. After his passing, she met and married Alvin Nelson in May 1981. She and Alvin toured the country in their antique cars and were avid members of the AACA car club. Colleen enjoyed her jobs at Northwestern Bell and Costco. She is survived by her brother Emmett (Toni) Dingley, children Alan (Linda) Nelson, Carol (Nelson) Pederson, Janet (Chris) (Nelson) Wilson, Steven (LuAnn) Nelson, Deb (Haverty) Tharaldson, John (Barb) Haverty, Patty (Haverty) Zenz, 18 Grandchildren and 19 Great Grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 14th at River Valley Church 14898 Energy Way Apple Valley, MN 55124 (Door C) at 11:00am. Visitation will occur at 10:00am. Contact Deb Tharaldson to RSVP at Zoom option available, contact

Published on August 9, 2020

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