Colleen Sue Frey, age 65 of Eveleth died Saturday, May 15, 2021 in Essentia Health Virginia Care center. She was born April 3, 1956 in Minneapolis, the daughter of Irv and Esther (Busch) Gartland, was a high school graduate and earned her Bachelor’s Degree from St. Cloud State College. Colleen was employed as a Special Education Teacher and a substitute Teacher in Wisconsin and Minnesota. She married Barry Frey on September 22, 1984 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Colleen was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Virginia and its Quilting Group. She enjoyed being a homemaker, sewing and quilting.
Colleen is survived by her husband of 36 years: Barry Frey; son: Ben (Sarah) Frey of Sartell; mother: Esther Gartland of Stevens Point, WI; siblings: Wayne (Susan) Gartland of Chisago City, MN, Kurtis (Sue) Gartland of Morris, MN, Scott (Gracia) Gartland of Holly Springs, NC, and Keith (Kathey) Gartland of Richfield, MN; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father: Irv Gartland.
The Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Virginia. Pastor Erik Roth will officiate. A Gathering Time for Family and Friends will begin one hour prior to the service at the Church.
Memorials are preferred and may be directed to: The Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF), 220 Montgomery Street, Suite 484, San Francisco, CA 94104
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The Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF)
220 Montgomery Street, Suite 484,, San Francisco CA 94104