Colleen J. Wilson
1944 - 2016
Colleen Janet (Fleischer) Wilson was born on the 29th of December 1944, to Otto and Erna (Rottmiller) Fleischer, in Bates County, MO. Colleen was raised in Prairie City – Rockville, MO at Zion Lutheran School where she was baptized into the Christian Faith of Our Lord Jesus Christ on January 1, 1945 and confirmed on March 29, 1959. She went to Rich Hill High School and graduated with a degree in Medical Technology from University of Central MO in Warrensburg, MO. While at Central MO University she meet Naomi (McCamy) Wilson who introduced her to James “Jim” Wilson. They started writing to each other in 1966 and where married at Zion Lutheran Church in Prairie City on January 17, 1970. They lived in North St. Louis City until October of 1975 when they purchased a home in Lafayette Square. Colleen watched neighbor children and worked many volunteered many hours with Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, The Gateway Hemophilia Association and St. Louis Effort for Aids.
Colleen is proceed in death by her parents, bothers Stephen and Luther Fleischer and son Matthew Wilson. She is survived by her Husband James “Jim” Wilson, Sister Annette (Jim) Koscik, Bothers David Fleischer and Robert (Effie) Fleischer, Daughter Rachel (Abe) Pratt, six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 4 pm until 8 pm at McLaughiln Funeral Home, 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, Missouri 63104. Funeral Service will be held at The Trinity Lutheran Church, 1805 S. 8th Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63104 Wednesday, August 31, at 11:00 am
Memorials Appreciated to Gateway Hemophilia Association or Trinity Lutheran Church Historic Preservation Fund.
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