Colleen May 2011
Colleen Stewart
  • 67 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 3, 1944
  • Date of passing: Oct 12, 2011
Let the memory of Colleen be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Colleen Stewart, 67, born on October 3, 1944 and passed away on October 12, 2011. We will remember her forever.

Please view video and photos of Colleen's funeral service and a photo tribute of Colleen's full life played at her funeral service.  See "Her Life" for links to view.


Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by libby ellis on 3rd October 2016

"running memories last forever. Today fills me with sadness the anniversary of the day I lost a wonderful friend"

This tribute was added by Caroline Stewart on 15th October 2014

"I found this beautiful letter written by Frankie, a few months ago, when she turned 7 and she wanted her Umma to know.  A tribute from the heart by Francesca Welch, Colleen's granddaughter, aged 7.

Dear my beloved Umma,

I never wanted you to die.  I wanted you to watch me grow up, learn to read and write, get older, turn 7 and be me.

Your were the kindest, most generous person I know,

Love from Frankie"

This tribute was added by Caroline Stewart on 15th October 2014

""To live in hearts we leave behind
Is not to die."

You live in our hearts every day, especially as we share our memories of you with Olivia and Frankie.   (I so wish you could see them now.  They are truly awesome girls!)  You are greatly missed in our lives.  

With love, Caroline, Seizo, Olivia (8) and Frankie (7)"

This tribute was added by Carol Yeager Meraz on 12th October 2014

"Today Sam and I have been thinking about Colleen a lot,  It just seens like yesterday when we were all together.  Don, don;t forget that you have friends in Alamos,  We would love to have you come visit again.  Lots of love from us to you and your family."

This tribute was added by Angie Wilson on 19th November 2013

"So sorry to hear of Colleen's passing.  Thoughts to Don and family x"

This tribute was added by Miki Welch on 12th October 2013

"Thinking of you today along with many others who miss you. I know Olivia and Frankie will be thinking about their Umma a lot today.  I'm sure you're watching over them from up in the sky."

This tribute was added by Carol Yeager Meraz on 8th October 2013

"" Colleen, we didn't have the pleasure of knowing you a long time, but didn't we have fun traveling together!  You, Don, and Sam and I saw some pretty amazing things in Turkey, and Peru.  I remember that it was difficult for me to keep up with the three of you!!  We sincerely missed you when Don came back to visit us in Alamos."  Don, we hope to see you again soon."

This tribute was added by Marilynn Sebesta on 3rd October 2013

"Dear Olivia and Frankie's Umma - On your birthday I want you to know your beautiful daughter Caroline and your angel granddaughters, Olivia and Frankie, continue to share their love for you through vivid stories and tender thoughts. You will always be a blessed Mom and Grandmother and your spirit will forever shine brightly around them."

This tribute was added by Leah Lenski on 12th October 2012

"Dear's hard to believe that a year has passed since you
went to heaven.   You are truly misssed.   Everything about you was
so up.   I lost Alvin on June 12th two very special people have
left us  with a hole in our hearts. Love to you and Don."

This tribute was added by Lachlan Campbell on 8th October 2012

"Colleen, your spirit and joie de vivre lives on in Caroline, Olivia & Frankie...  we miss you.  Love, Lach, Nina, Aria & Lucius"

This tribute was added by libby ellis on 7th October 2012

"'Colleen, we shared a special bond, ran our first marathon together.
those early morning runs will stay with me forever and the feeling of truimph when we crossed the finish line. - we made it!!.  Unto the next marthon, we were addicted. Colleen, I do hope that St Peter can arrange a marathon for you in heaven.. Colleen I miss you""

This tribute was added by Caroline Stewart on 4th October 2012

"We miss Mum even more on her birthday and upcoming one year anniversary of her passing.  We wish she was here to celebrate her birthday and enjoy all the small everyday moments with us too.  In the very wise words of her 6 year granddaughter Olivia "Don't be sad Mummy, Umma is with us all the time" and of her 5 year old granddaughter Frankie "Yeah, she is in my heart right now".   Caroline"

This tribute was added by Carol & Bill Dickinson on 3rd October 2012

"We miss the visits by Colleen and Don, both to Seattle and to Palm Springs, and think of them often.  We also remember the three couple invasion by six Seattleites to Gold Coast in March 2002, and the great hospitality.  Have everlasting peace."

This tribute was added by Stella Holland on 3rd October 2012

"Wish you were here to celebrate your birthday Colleen. Missing the times we spent together. Always in our hearts."

This tribute was added by Carinna Alighieri on 3rd October 2012

"Colleen, You fought so hard and wanted to live so badly! Such an example of strong woman! We are missing you, such a wonderful neighbor & friend always busy and occupied at the other side of our fence, walking by our homes every day and stopping to talk. We feel very blessed to have known you. Rest in paradise. Love.....Ur neighbors on Seaspray St P.Point QLD Australia."

This tribute was added by Jan Rennie on 3rd October 2012

"thinking of you today on your birthday Col.. wishing you were still here and we were all going out to celebrate it together. Sending your family lots of love and thoughts today"

This tribute was added by martha white on 29th January 2012

"It's with great fondness that I recall our trip to Alaska and the wonderful friendship that followed.  Collen was warm,gracious,a good friend, devoted mother and wife. Not to mention carpenter ,plasterer, and painter.  My love to all.
Marthava White"

This tribute was added by Carol Yeager Meraz on 13th January 2012

"You were one of our favorite friends.  In fact, you and Don were our   first house guests in our home in Alamos.  We think of you every day and wish that we could have more visits and go on more trips with you.  Don, please keep in touch.  We love you."

This tribute was added by Laura Nelson on 9th January 2012

"Colleen, I will miss your enthusiasm and energy for life. I always appreciated your interest in our family and our plans. I salute you for your bravery in your fight against cancer. You never complained. We remember you with fondness."

This tribute was added by Stella Holland on 5th January 2012

"You were an inspiration in my life. Always so full of energy and so fit.  Will miss you but never forget you. What a lovely person and friend. Only fond memories in my heart."

This tribute was added by Leah Lenski on 4th January 2012

"You were such a joy to meet and have in my life for the few years
I knew  you.  I will miss your happiness, laughter,  especially your
wonderful energy.  I wish for your family  all the strength they can
muster at this time....until we all meet again.   Leah"

This tribute was added by Caroline Stewart on 28th November 2011

"Thank you for the wonderful times you gave us while you were here with us. I wish you could be here to continue to share in our lives. Olivia and Frankie talk about their Umma often and they talk to the sky to tell her what is going on here. We all miss you so much.""

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Caroline Stewart


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