Colleen A. DeMarais, age 89, of Delano passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020. She was born Oct. 20, 1930, to Chester and Gertrude (Luffey) Gardner in Franklin Township, MN.
Colleen was united in marriage to Howard “Bud” Joseph DeMarais, March 8, 1947, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, MN, and to this union six children were blessed.
Colleen and Bud operated the Rainbow Inn for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard “Bud” DeMarais; daughter, LuAnn Anderson; as well as her parents, Chester and Gertrude Gardner.
Colleen is survived by her children, Cherie (Everet) VanErp, Linda (Arny) Hausladen, Nettie (Jeff) Adickes, Cathy (Stuart) Marquette, and Jon DeMarais; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; and son-in-law Dan Anderson.
As per Colleen’s request, there will be no services. Interment was in the Calvary Cemetery in Delano, MN.
Arrangements by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, MN.