Richard "Rick" Lee Colabine

January 13, 1950 ~ October 13, 2018 (age 68)
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Richard Lee "Rick" Colabine, 68, of Maple Grove, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018, at The Villa at Osseo, Osseo, Minn.

Born Jan. 13, 1950, in Lewistown, Pa., he was a son of the late Harry L., Sr. and Helen L. (Conner) Colabine.

Rick is survived by: his wife, Lisa Mann, whom he married in Feb. 2016; sons, Jason Lee Colabine and wife, Kelli, of Navarre, Fla., and Daniel Taylor Colabine and wife, Crystal, of Warner Robins, Ga.; a stepson, Jesse Gilbert, of Robbinsdale, Minn.; grandchildren, Allison (Kyle), Ashley, Madison, Peyton, Abby, Tyler and Jaden; step-grandchildren, Jason and Alexis; and a great-grandson, Harvey.  He is also survived by: his siblings; Nancy Shehan, Jimmy (Shirley) Colabine, Jack (Jane) Colabine; and many nieces and nephews.

After high school and college graduation, Rick entered the Air Force in 1972 and served 24 years as a surgical technologist, achieving the rank of Master Sergeant.  He retired in May 1996 and spent the next 17 years as an instructor of surgical technology, helping hundreds of students achieve their goals.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, 108 First Ave., Burnham, Pa.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, at the funeral home.  Interment with military honors will follow at Mt. Rock Cemetery in Lewistown.

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