Obituary: Ann M. “Annie” Colson, 69

Ann M. “Annie” Colson, 69, of Whitewater passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022 surrounded by her loving family at home.

Annie was born on June 8, 1952 in Cicero, Illinois to Carl and Lorraine (Holada) Schaber. She was the oldest of seven. Annie graduated from Morton East High School in Cicero, Illinois. In 2001, Annie met Darrel Colson and later married in 2009 in Las Vegas.

Her enjoyments include fishing, quilting, knitting, crafting, woodworking, and especially spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Annie is survived by her husband, Darrel Colson; children, Becky (Matt) Coulson, Lori Dotson, Judie (Johnny) Osgood, James (Irene) Osgood, Kasandra (Jason) Kast; grandchildren, Jessica, Kris, Alicia, Nicholas, Brittany, Kristy, Elizabeth, Cynthia, Jennifer; great-grandchildren, Kryston, Jace, Duncan, Connor, Eloise, Braxto, Izaaik; siblings, Richard (Camille) Schaber, John (Jenny) Schaber, Paul (Leslie) Schaber, Ron Schaber; and many loving cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Lorraine Schaber; sister, Cindy Schaber; and brother, Carl Schaber.

At Annie’s request, there will be no formal services.

The family would like to give special thanks to the Rainbow Hospice staff in Jefferson for their exceptional care for Annie. Donations may be made to Rainbow Hospice in honor of Annie.

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