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Colleen Edwards

December 27, 1948 ~ October 29, 2018 (age 69)

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Colleen Edwards, 69, of Rushville, passed away at 3:56 PM Monday, October 29, 2018, at Rushville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rushville.

She was born on December 27, 1948, in Rushville, the daughter of Evelyn Campbell.

Surviving are one daughter Staci Proksha of Topeka, Kansas, three grandchildren Ryan Wood of Greenfield, Iowa, Abigail Cullen and Trevor Cullen both of Topeka, Kansas, two step sisters Janet O’Malley of Rushville, and Jerri Pursley of Lansing, Michigan, two step brothers Jim O’Malley of Indiana and Joe O’Malley of Houston, Texas, and several cousins.  She was preceded in death by her mother Evelyn O’Malley and step father Donald O’Malley.

Colleen was a graduate of Rushville High School and furthered her education to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.  She worked at Snyder Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.  She later was a waitress at Brown’s Restaurant in Rushville.  She managed McDonald’s restaurants in both Hawaii and Kansas.

She enjoyed reading and playing softball in her younger years.  Later, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

There will be no services.  Memorials are suggested to Hope Blooms, in care of Rushville State Bank, P.O. Box, 50, Rushville, IL  62681. 

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Wood Funeral Home
900 West Wilson
Rushville, Illinois 62681


Hope Blooms
PO Box 50, Rushville IL
Tel: 1-217-322-3323

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