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Obituaries

Colleen Oester

AMBOY — Colleen A. Oester, 65, of Amboy died Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon, Ill.

Born July 23, 1951, in Amboy, the daughter of Francis and JoAnne (Haley) Finn, she married James A. Oester Sept. 11, 1971, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Walton. He preceded her in death May 6, 2011.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Walton.

Survivors include her son, Brian Oester of Ohio, Ill.; her daughter, Stephanie (Jim) McLaughlin of Amboy; four grandchildren, Mitchell and Madelyn McLaughlin, and Sophia and Jack Oester; two brothers, Dennis Finn of Dixon and Doug (Andrea) Finn of Springfield; and one sister, Barbara Finn of Freeport.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. Graveside services will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Amboy.

A memorial has been established.

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