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Coleen M. Erstad

February 8, 1943 October 9, 2018
Coleen M. Erstad
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Obituary for Coleen M. Erstad

MADISON-Coleen M. Erstad, age 75, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at Stoughton Hospital. She was born on Feb. 8, 1943, in Madison, the daughter of James and Mary (Lynch) McCann. Coleen married Randolph Erstad on July 1, 1961. Coleen was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and a member of Rebekah's Lodge. She was an avid Packer's fan and enjoyed watching western tv shows, especially those starring, John Wayne. Coleen loved going to Dairyland Restaurant after church with her grandchildren, treasured family gatherings, enjoyed time spent with children, and simply found pleasure in the company of others. She was the most kind, loving and forgiving person and was full to the brim of love and compassion for anyone around her who needed it. Coleen adored her dog, Blue and the companionship they shared. Coleen is survived by her husband, Randolph; four daughters, Carol M. Baron, Christine Davis, Colette (Karen) Penland, and Cathleen Williamson; two sons, Scott (Amy) Erstad and Steven Erstad; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Patricia (Mike) Hilgers and Johni Stout; sister-in-law, Margaret McCann; special cousin, Geralyn (Roger) Slack; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Jerry McCann and James McCann; daughter, Beverly Erstad; son-in-law, Boyd Davis; brother-in-law, Jack Stout; uncles, Jerry (Alyce) Lynch and Richard Lynch; and cousin, Joe Lynch. Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, at 3 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.


Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive
608-221-5420


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Visitation

Monday

15

Oct

11:00 AM 10/15/2018 11:00:00 AM - 3:00 PM 10/15/2018 3:00:00 PM
Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Care

5203 Monona Drive
Madison, WI 53716

Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive Madison 53716 WI
United States

Service

Monday

15

Oct

3:00 PM 10/15/2018 3:00:00 PM
Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Care

5203 Monona Drive
Madison, WI 53716

Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive Madison 53716 WI
United States
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