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Lucille Colgan, 104

October 2, 1912 to March 17, 2017

Lucille Colgan, 104, of Bradford, Illinois passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at Courtyard Estates, Bradford.
She was born October 2, 1912 in Galesburg, IL the daughter of James and Lucille Nellinger. She married Francis "Hank" Colgan in Bradford. They were married for 57 years. He preceded her in death February 23, 1993.
Lucille was also preceded in death by 1 daughter, Jeannine Dalpiaz; two granddaughters:
Amy Colgan and Sharon Weber; one great-grandson, Nathan Scheeler; 1 daughter-in-law, Mary Colgan; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Surviving are 3 daughters: Peg (Bob) Bauer of Marcy, NY, Mary Ann (Butch) Knobloch of Tiskilwa, IL, and Helen (Ken) Slane of Peoria, IL; 4 sons: Bill (Carol) Colgan of Dunlap, IL, Bob (Virginia) Colgan of Bradford, IL, Jim Colgan of Bradford, IL, Joe (Sandi) Colgan of Bradford, IL; 25 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to being the mother of her large family, Lucille was an accomplished seamstress, which she truly enjoyed. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Bradford and a member of their Altar and Rosary Society.
A Funeral Mass will be offered Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:30a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Bradford with Father Patrick Henehan, officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the Church.Memorials may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or the Bradford Rescue Squad.

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A Funeral Mass will be offered Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:30a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Bradford with Father Patrick Henehan, officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the Church.Memorials may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or the Bradford Rescue Squad.

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  • lily"So sorry to hear of Lucille's passing! I have many happy memories of her, she was a wonderful, enormously talented lady and a loving mother, grandmother and friend. My deepest sympathy to Joe and Sandi and all her family."Tribute from: Linda Hartley Bassett
    March 22, 2017
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  • tullips"Sorry to hear of Lucille's passing. I know my mother (Helen Hickey) always admired Lucille and enjoyed her company at the Courtyard. What a wonderful legacy she leaves with her large family. Our condolences."Tribute from: Kathy (Hickey) Czarniewski
    March 21, 2017
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  • butterfly"My sincere sympathy at the loss of your mother."Tribute from: Susan Leighty
    March 20, 2017
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  • butterfly"We send our deepest sympathies to all the family. You will be remembered in our prayers during this time of loss."Tribute from: Kathleen and Raul Grimes
    March 20, 2017
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  • tullips"My sincere condolences Joe and Sandi & family"Tribute from: Cathy Taggart
    March 20, 2017
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  • butterfly"Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours in your time of loss."Tribute from: Harla Tumbleson
    March 20, 2017
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  • candle"My condolences to all of her family. She was a great lady and I am glad I was blessed to meet her. She truly had some amazing stories. I still remember taking the job as the nurse and Director of Bradford Cye and seeing her lead the exercise group, I was blown away of how much life she still had left in her. She was a wonderful person, my deepest sympathy for all her daughters."Tribute from: Casey Brose
    March 18, 2017
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  • prayer"Helen, My deepest sympathies on the loss of your Mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers."Tribute from: Dee King
    March 18, 2017
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  • prayer"Helen and Ken I feel like I knew your sweet Mother a little from all our years of friendship! Your many amazing stories of her sewing,card playing and leading exercise! I know a girl always needs her Mom,she will be missed! Bless you and yours,Love Marlene"Tribute from: Marlene Hanrahan
    March 18, 2017
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  • prayer"Our sympathy to all Lucille's family. Gene's mother, Marge enjoyed her friendship. Lucille would visit Marge and watch the Cubs. She did get to see the Cubs win the World Series."Tribute from: Gene and Rnae Chamberlain
    March 18, 2017
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