Colleen E. James Age 76, of Crystal passed away on Nov.30, 2002 in Mesa, AZ. Born June 22, 1926 to Patrick and Gertrude Ryan. She is survived by husband of 56 years, Gordon ``Boss'' James; son, Mike James (Barb Hall); daughter, Julie Larsen (Jim); grandchildren, Tressa James (Mike McGrath), Nadine James (Brian Olmstead), ``Buddy'' Sahlen, Andrea Sahlen, Matthew Larsen, Sarah Sweet (Jon), Nathan Larsen, Daniel Larsen; great-grandson, Logan Sahlen; great-granddaughter, Aidan Gallivan; sisters, Sheila Monroe and MaDonna Brown (Dick); nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by sister, Phyllis Smith. Colleen was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. She was a 26 year employee of Honeywell. Celebration of Colleen's life Tues. 10 AM at Gearty-Delmore Robbinsdale Chapel, 39th & W. Broadway. Interment Wed. 9 AM at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, meeting at 8:45 AM in Assembly area #1. Visitation Mon. from 5-8 PM and one hour prior to service. Gearty-Delmore 763-537-4511

Published on December 8, 2002

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