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“I was so sad to hear the news of Rusty's passing. Rusty was a happy, helpful guy. He was my son Mike's classmate. Was at my house many times and...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie Kieffer - Mineral Point, WI

“I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Tracy Bozwell - Omaha, NE

“Sending sympathy, love and prayers! Keep the memories of Rusty close to your hearts, cause that is where he always will be!Barb, Greg, Kyle & Tyler...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Barb Fawcett - Neighbor

“I am so sorry to hear about Rusty. Sending prayers and God's love to all of you. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Rebecca Thiede Cleary - WI

“My condolences to the family. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Chellie Rule - Dodgeville, WI

“My condolences go out to all the colins family! I may have not known you personally but I did go to school with a couple of your girls. Kids, keep...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Mackenzie and Brian Schambow - WI

“You were a very Welcome addition to our family! The love you shared with Stacy and the children was beautiful.My granddaughter Stacy will be lost...Read More »
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Livingston - Rusty Colin, age 37, of Livingston died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Rusty is survived by his mother Laura Colin of Mineral Point; his fiancé, Stacy Esser; children, Carlee, Theresa, Trysten, Trianna, Treven, Trinity, Rylan, Destany, Aubry, and Jayson all of Livingston; his siblings, Sandy, Tony, Russell, and Kathy. He is preceded in death by father John Colin

Rusty was born on July 12, 1979 in Tampa, Florida to John and Laura (Stuckey) Colin. He graduated from Blackhawk Tech in 2006 with a degree in Airframe & Powerplant. After moving to Livingston, Rusty began working for Emmi Roth as a Production Line Specialist. Over the past 6 years, Stacy and Rusty welcomed 4 children into their home and Rusty set about teaching them how to be wonderful people. His children remember him as a funny, kind, sensitive father who encouraged them to pursue their dreams.

Rusty was accomplished and hard working at everything he put his mind too and often worked on side projects repairing aircraft. He was a kind, selfless, and witty individual who loved summer cookouts and spending time with his family, who was passionate about his children and anything that flew. He was an active and dedicated father of 10 children and could often be found at school events.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at the GORGEN FUNERAL HOME in Mineral Point. Minister Andrew Colin will officiate. Burial will be held in Mifflin Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 11:50 a.m. time of service on Monday at the funeral home. A reception will follow at Soldiers Memorial Park in Mineral Point. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Rusty's life.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Rusty's name to the Gorgen Funeral Home.

The family would like to thank Gorgen Funeral Home for all of its hard work and help, as well as Emmi Roth for its donations and assistance.

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