Colleen Agnes Wallerich, age 82, died Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Madonna Towers after a 2 year Alzheimers illness.
Colleen was born on January 9, 1938 to Carl and Dorothy (Buysse) DeSchepper. She married Norbert Wallerich in 1983 in Rochester. She was a medical secretary at Mayo Clinic for 27 years. She was a long-time resident of Byron and Rochester. She was a member of Pax Christi Church, a volunteer at Madonna Towers, and loved to cook and bake for the holidays.
She is survived by her children, Marlee (David) Mathis of Rochester, MN, Peter (Teresa) Wallerich of Wabasha, MN, Paul (Beth) Wallerich of St. Louis Park, MN, Terry (Linda) Anding of Duluth, MN, and Bill (Sarah) Anding of Rochester, MN; sibling, Mary Ann (Ron) Leitner of Woodbury, MN; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; niece, Debbie Echlin; and nephew, Michael Leitner.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy and Carl DeSchepper.
There will be a private family Celebration of Life at a later date.
Memorials may be given to Madonna Towers Skilled Care Unit.
Rochester Cremation Services is serving the family.