May 30, 1934 - July 2, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, July 9th at 10:00 AM at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Colleen L. Donlin, age 82, of St. Cloud, who died on Saturday at St. Benedict’s Senior Community. Rev. Scott Pogatchnik will officiate. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud. Friends may call after 9:00 AM on Saturday at the Church.

Colleen was born May 30, 1934 in Bismarck, ND to Joseph and Marcia (Burke) Clifford. She married Gerry Donlin on September 1st, 1956 at Holy Angels Catholic Church in St. Cloud. She was a graduate of the St. Cloud School of Nursing and was a nurse in the St. Cloud area for over 30 years. Colleen and her husband Gerry founded American Payment Centers in 1976. She was a member of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud.

Colleen was on the Board of Birthline, Charter Member of the St. Cloud Hospital Corporation, member of the Serra Club and St. Stephen’s Mission Group.

Survivors include her children, Pat Donlin (Lila) Cold Spring, Ann Donlin, Grand Haven, MI, Aimee Bates (Robb) St. Cloud, grandchildren, Andrew, Bethany, Seth, Elijah, Riley, Maria, John, Anamaria and Sophia, great-grandchild, Ruby, sister, Sr. Kathleen Rickelman, Aurora, IL, and brother James Clifford, Grand Haven, MI.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Joseph Lee, 1966, husband Gerry, December 28th, 2009, brother and sister, Joseph Clifford and Margaret Clifford.

The family would especially like to thank Rev. Steven Beauclair OSB and the staffs at St. Benedict’s Senior Community and St Croix Hospice for the extraordinary care given during Colleen’s time of need.

Memorials are preferred to Alzheimer’s Disease Research.