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Colleen Lindstrom

Colleen Bradley Lindstrom, 56, of Maquoketa, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 15, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.  

A public graveside service and burial celebrating Colleen’s life will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Union Cemetery, rural Maquoketa. Social distancing guidelines will be followed at the cemetery. A public visitation took place from 3 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Due to COVID 19, social distancing guidelines will being followed with only 10 people allowed in the building at any time.  

Colleen Bradley was born on April 12, 1964 in Dubuque to Gordon Harrison and Dorothy Marie (Blosch) Bradley. She grew up in Zwingle and graduated from Dubuque Senior High School. She married Owen Lee Lindstrom on March 30, 2002 in Dubuque.  

Colleen had worked for Metrix Company in Dubuque in 1987. She then started Rustic Hills Carriage Tours in Dubuque. She owned and operated the horse drawn carriage tours business from 1988 until present.   

Colleen had been active in 4-H growing up. She loved horses and loved her job in the carriage business. She enjoyed living and working on the farm and all the baby animals that were born each spring.  

Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Owen Lindstrom of Maquoketa; a son, Wyatt Lee Lindstrom of Maquoketa; a sister, Linda Pearson of Maquoketa; brothers, Gordon (Connie) Bradley of Peosta, and Daryl Bradley of Zwingle; mother-in-law, Liz Lindstrom of Maquoketa; sisters-and-brothers-in-law, Rhonda and Alan Pape of Maquoketa, Mark and Teresa Lindstrom of Bryant, and Reece and Sheila Lindstrom of Maquoketa; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Gordon and Dorothy Bradley Sr., her father-in-law Arnold Lindstrom, and a brother Virgil Bradley on Feb. 19, 2020.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Colleen Bradley Lindstrom memorial fund has been established.

The Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa is caring for the family. Please feel free to call or stop at the funeral home with notes of condolence or leave words of comfort on the funeral home website at