LACROSSE, Wis. -- Joseph James Colling died Tuesday (July 14, 2009) at LaCrosse, Wis.
He was born Feb. 9, 1930, at McCook to Louis and Susie (O'Dea) Colling. He graduated from Red Willow High School in 1948 and served in the U.S. Navy.
He married Bernadine Trussoni in April of 1957.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Lucille Hill, Mildred Stratman and Deloris Clifton; and four brothers, Bernard Colling, Harold Colling, Donald Colling, and George Colling.
Survivors include his wife, Bernadine; daughter, Mary and husband, Gary Cunningham of Maxwell AFB, Ala.; sons, Michael and wife, Sarah of Robbinsdale, Minn., and Jeffrey of Milwaukie, Ore; sister, Marjorie and husband, Gene Malleck of McCook; four grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in LaCross.
Cards of condolence may be sent to the family at 2138 Winnebago St., LaCrosse, WI 54601.
Announcement courtesy of Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook.