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Colleen S. Doffing, 83

Colleen S. Doffing, age 83, of Winona, Minn., passed away on Tuesday, July 8, in Winona.

Colleen was born on June 27, 1931, in Hartford, Kansas, the daughter of Edward and Helen (Begbie) Moore. She was united in marriage with Gerald Doffing on Oct. 10, 1950, in Hampton, Minn.; he preceded her in death on Jan. 27, 2001. She was a member of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Winona.

Colleen is lovingly survived by her children: Melvin (Susie) Doffing, Spring Valley, Wis., Lorraine Almo, Albuquerque, N.M., Joyce (Bob) Dracy, Mankato, Minn., John (Laura) Doffing, Winona, and Barbara Reich, Cannon Falls, Minn.; grandchildren: Kate, Brian, Nick, Kalena, Colin, Jim, and Nicole; a great-grandson, Owen; as well as other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and three sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Winona. Visitation will be held at the Cathedral one hour prior to the Mass. Colleen will be laid to rest in the Black Hills.

Memorials may be directed to the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart 360 Main Street, Winona, MN 55987.

Online condolences or memories may be left for Colleen's family at

The Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home of Winona is assisting the family with arrangements.