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Colleen Ann Hermstad

April 4, 1934 - June 25, 2019
From: Spencer, IA
Colleen Ann Hermstad

Colleen Ann Hermstad

Born: April 4, 1934
Died: June 25, 2019
Age: 85

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Colleen Ann Hermstad, age 85 of Spencer, Iowa formerly of Sioux Rapids, Iowa died on Tuesday June 25, 2019 at her home.

Private family burial services will be held at a later date in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids, Iowa.

Colleen Ann Hermstad, the daughter of Leland and Thelma (Banks) Cheevers was born in Sioux Rapids, Iowa on April 4, 1934. 

Colleen was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids.

Colleen lived her youth in the Sioux Rapids community and attended the local school system.  Colleen was united in marriage to Milo Hermstad in 1950 to this union 6 children were born: Bruce, Mike, Tim, Denise, Jeff and Brad. 

Colleen worked several jobs growing up and was a homemaker on the family farm where they raised livestock, farmed and took care of her family.  She cleaned houses for many people and took care of the elderly as well.  Her love of teddy bears lasted over the years and she had a collection like no other.  She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who truly loved her family.  

Colleen’s life will always be loved and cherished by her family which include her children:  Mike Hermstad of Spencer, Iowa, Tim (Mary Boge) Hermstad of Sioux Rapids, Iowa, Jeff (Lori) Hermstad of Spencer, Iowa, Brad (Heidi) Hermstad of Sioux Rapids, Iowa.; grandchildren: Heather (Kyle) Hennings of Hartley, Iowa, Haley Hermstad of Hartley, Iowa, Jaci Hermstad of Spencer, Iowa, Grayson and Kayley Hermstad of Sioux Rapids, Iowa, great-grandchildren Braelyn & Wrenley Hennings of Hartley, Iowa brother Pete Cheevers of Arizona, other extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Dick Cheevers,  son Bruce Hermstad, daughter Denise Kleavland and granddaughter Alexandria Hermstad.

Private Family Services will be held at a later date
Lone Tree Cemetery - Sioux Rapids, Iowa


Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 7:54 PM
“So very sorry to hear of Coleen's passing. She was a lovely lady. She had a smile every time I saw her and I always enjoyed our visits. She will be missed by all. Heaven has gained another lovely angel. Deepest sympathy to all.”
- Martha Landsness
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 8:02 AM
“My deepest sympathy to you all on the loss of your mother.”
- Dawn Munger Fuhrman
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:50 AM
“Our sympathies go out to the entire Hermstad family. Colleen was a very special lady and a true - true friend to my mother Linda. Colleen was always a great supporter to our kids and all of their school activities. Always loved visiting with her - she will be missed for sure. Cherish all of the memories.”
- Mike & Darlene Carlson
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:50 AM
“My Deepest Sympathies to all of you that loved Colleen !!
May God give you peace in your hearts ! ”
- Rhonda Olson
Monday, July 1, 2019 at 3:43 PM
“My deepest sympathy. She was always a sweet, kind, caring lady. She will be missed.”
- Joan Wimmer
Monday, July 1, 2019 at 7:54 AM
“so very sorry for your loss God bless you all”
- vicki johnson jensen
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 7:54 PM
“Dear Hermstad Family - My sincere sympathy to you in the loss of Colleen. I make visits for Bethany Lutheran in Spencer and enjoyed getting to know Colleen. She was a wonderful lady who loved her family. May God surround you with peace and comfort at this difficult time.”
- Onalee Wright
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