Colleen Gehling, 80

May 14, 1942 —
Sept. 18, 2022
CRESCO - A lifelong resident of Cresco, Iowa, Colleen Gehling, age 80, passed to her eternal rest on Sept. 18, 2022. 
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 at 11 a.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cresco. Friends may call for one hour prior to services at the church. For those wishing to, a brief graveside service will follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery. Lindstrom Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Family and friends are encouraged to enjoy a catered meal in the church’s lower-level social hall where they will be joined by the immediate family following the graveside service. 
Colleen Sue (Queel) Gehling was born on May 14, 1942, to George Abraham Queel and Vera Esther (Halweg) Queel,
She attended Cresco Public School. Colleen and Vincent Joseph Gehling were married in Cresco on Jan. 23, 1960. She enjoyed spending time with family, cooking, baking, sewing, gardening, church volunteer work and card club. 
Colleen is survived by husband, Vince; daughter, Denise Gehling (Jason Wolcott) of Tipton, Iowa; son, David (Teresa Barta Gehling) of Decorah, Iowa; son, John (Sarah) Gehling of Cresco; and son, James Gehling of Decorah. She leaves behind seven grandchildren, Sara, Katie, Haley, Matthew, Nicholas, Mark and Abigail. 
She was preceded in death by her parents and other extended family. 
Although an only child, Colleen was blessed with aunts, uncles and cousins with whom she, her husband and children were close. While many of these extended family members are no longer with us, they remain near in our hearts. 

Cresco Times

Phone: 563-547-3601
Fax: 563-547-4602

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214 N. Elm Street
Cresco, IA 52136

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