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Colleen J. Findling

September 15, 1934 — June 15, 2023

Mason City

Colleen J. Findling, 88, of Mason City, died on June 15, 2023, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center. A private graveside service will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church.

Colleen Joyce Findling was born in Mitchell County Iowa to parents George and Ellen (Volentine) Crawford. Colleen graduated from Mason City High School. Upon graduating she began working for a Credit Union then Bank of America and did so until her retirement. On June 30, 1953, she was united in marriage to Leonard Findling.

Colleen had a great love for her church. She enjoyed serving the church and attending countless church events. Colleen also had a love for gardening and was very meticulous in how she cared for the fruits and vegetables that she grew. She would always make sure to share with her friends and family. Colleen also loved spending her time doing crosswords and going on fly fishing trips with Leonard. Colleen had a bright and bubbly personality. When she walked into a room you knew she was present, and she was infamously known for her silly socks that were a great conversation starter and a way to brighten someone’s day. She loved spending time with her family, especially attending lunch after retiring with the ladies that she worked with at the bank.

Colleen is survived by her son, Steven Findling; sisters, Patty Hestad, Mary Crawford; nieces, Kevin (Cindy) Hestad, Dawn (Randy) Bruns; great nieces, Sophia, Emma.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Sharon (Jimmy) Brewer; brother-in-law, Robert Hestad and nephew, Michael Brewer.

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