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Colleen Gilmore

April 21, 1954 - July 18, 2012

Gathering:

5-7:00 P.M. Monday, July 23, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

10-11:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Peace Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Prayer Service:

7:00 P.M. Monday, July 23, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral Service:

11:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Peace Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Arrangements:

Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Colleen Gilmore

April 21, 1954 - July 18, 2012

Obituary

Colleen Mae Gilmore, 58, Fargo, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Sanford Hospital.

Colleen was born to Ervin and Clara (Hansen) Weeks on April 21, 1954 in Fargo, North Dakota.  Colleen grew up in Fargo graduating from Fargo North High in 1972.  She lived in Fargo her entire life.  She worked for Great Plains Software for 5 years.  She had a delivery business that operated in Fargo-Moorhead.  She also worked for Banner Health.  She had been a homemaker for the last 11 years.  Colleen married Jeff Gilmore on October 9, 1993 at Peace Lutheran Church in Fargo.  She enjoyed writing; this was evident in her book of poetry. 

Colleen loved to travel.  She and Jeff would go to Michigan and even drove to Bar Harbor, Maine.  She visited Mackinac Island, where she enjoyed a carriage ride.

She is survived by her husband, Jeff; daughters, Jessica Hanson (fiance, Ryan), Fargo, Calin Hanson, Fargo; grandson, Ricardo Arenal; siblings, Charlotte Gilje, Hoods Port, WA, Karen (Harold) Bradsteen, Moorhead, MN, Donald (Diane) Weeks, Kindred, ND, Jerry (Pat) Weeks, Fargo, Judy (Lance) Gunderson, Frazee, MN; sister-in-law, Marilyn Weeks, Great Falls, MT; her best friend of 52 years, Jean Arechigo, Moorhead; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ervin and Clara; brothers, Harold Weeks, Robert Weeks, and David Weeks.

The family would like to thank Dr. Chavour, 2 south nurses and the nursing staff for their exceptional care.

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  1. Frances Haas says:

    Fargo ND
    So sorry for your loss. Jess and Calin, your are in my thoughts.

  2. stephanie christiansen/salazar says:

    Cailin I’m so sorry to hear about your mom. I can’t imagine what you are feeling. Seems like yesterday your mom was yelling at us lol to stay in your yard or even telling us to turn down Lisa Loeb cd.she loved you.if you need anything please call me 7015521614 Steph Salazar

  3. Russ & Jean Ward says:

    Glyndon MN
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Russ & Jean

  4. Jessica Ternes says:

    Crystal MN
    Uncle Jeff, Jessica, and Calin. I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. I can’t imagine the pain, she left much to soon. May you always keep your wonderful memories alive, and close to your hearts, I’m thinking of you all. Love, Jessie

  5. Cindy Parmer says:

    Fargo ND
    My thoughts and prayers are with you!

  6. Dale Dahl says:

    Rapid City SDJess and family, our deepest sympathy on your loss. You are in our prayers.

    Dale and Tammy Dahl

  7. Nicki (Diedrich) Jacobs says:

    Crosby MN
    I am so sorry to hear of Colleen’s passing. I went to junior high and high school with Colleen and reconnected with her years later. She kept me informed of the welfare an older friend we had in common. Colleen was a very special person. I will keep you in my prayers.

  8. jean arechigo says:

    moorhead mnJessie, Cailin, Jeff thank you for including me. colleen was and will forever more be my sister of the heart. once again you showed me how much i’m loved by your family. I am truly blessed . love you forever.

  9. Wendy Dahl says:

    Jess & family – We are so sorry to hear about your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the days ahead.
    Eleanore & Wendy Dahl

  10. Jean (Behlmer-Rosenkranz) Thoemke says:

    West Fargo ND
    Colleen was a great friend in high school. She was a very good person and loved life. Colleen would tease me all the time about skipping school and how I was always in trouble. She will be missed by many. My prayers are with you at this time of great lose. May the Lord keep you in His care.

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