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Obituary: Colleene P. Carlson Brososky, 87


August 24, 2017

Colleene P. Carlson Brososky

Colleene P. Carlson Brososky, 87 passed away on December 14, 2016 at the Petersburg Medical Center.

She was born to Ellery and Ann Carlson on August 18, 1929, in the Petersburg Alaska Territory. She attended business college in Terre Haute, Indiana. In her lifetime she enjoyed many different jobs including being a bookkeeper, assistant manager for Montgomery Ward, professional seamstress working in her home and various other businesses throughout Seattle. Her most prized occupation was that of being a domestic engineer.

Colleene will be most remembered for her wit, sense of humor and stories. She served as both the Treasurer and President of the Daughters of Norway. Her passion for politics and our country helped lead her to serving as both the Secretary and Treasurer in the VFW as well.

Colleene is preceded in death by her husband Ronald Brososky and daughter Erisa.

Colleene is survived by her daughters Veronica Odegaard and Valencia Short of Seattle, Washington; grandchildren; Kassandra and Logen Short of Seattle, Lanette Smith and Martin Odegaard of Petersburg; great grand children; Aurora and Sequoia of Oregon, Jacob Smith, Lilly, Isabelle, Landon, Lincoln, Sailor, Bay, and Odin Odegaard of Petersburg.

A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 pm on August 18, 2017 at the Social Hall at Mountain View Manor. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Daughters of Norway or the VFW.


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