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Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Colette Axtmann
December 18, 1956 - November 1, 2018

Place of Birth: Rugby, ND
Residence: Watford City, ND
Age: 61

Colette Axtmann, 61, of Watford City passed away peacefully surrounded by her children and many of her grandchildren on Thursday, November 1, 2018 after a nearly 7 year battle with Colorectal Cancer.

Colette Ness was born December 18, 1956, in Rugby, ND to Jennings and Olga (Kjetlien) Ness. She attended school in Rugby, graduating from high school in 1975.

Colette Ness married Frank Axtmann on April 18, 1975. Two daughters and one son were born to them. Colette spent many years at home raising the children. Upon re-entering the workforce; Colette worked at McKenzie County Bank, CSI, and for nearly 20 years at Jack & Jill, where she was store manager.

Colette was proud to have all her grandchildren nearby. Some of her interests included attending the grandchildrens’ sporting events, visiting Deadwood, and watching the Atlanta Falcons play football. Colette had great determination that she used in her cancer battle, she was truly a fighter until the end.

Colette is survived by her husband, Frank Axtmann, daughters, Angie (Justin) Hartel of Watford City and their children, Cauy, Laney, Kree, Jordee and Gracyn; Stacy (Tim) DeFoe of Watford City and their sons, Chaz, Hunter, Dalton and Treyton; one son, Jeremy (Kendra) Axtmann of Minot and their son, Holden; one sister, Geradline (Lyle) Lima of Wolford; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Jennings and Olga Ness, and her sister Arlene Ness.

Memorials may given in memory of Colette to Mayo Clinic or to Hope Lodge in Rochester, Minnesota.

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Jeanette Anderson (Watford City, ND)
Nov 2, 2018
To the family of Colette: May she rest in peace and be pain free. Loved visiting with her at the store these last few years. She will be missed by many.
Deone Lawlar (Bismarck , ND)
Nov 2, 2018
To the family, Im so sorry for your loss . She always had time to visit and always had a smile on her face . Cherish your memories
Donna Wheeling (Riverdale, Nd)
Nov 2, 2018
RIP Sorry to hear this.
Ralph and Debby Skoglund
Nov 2, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God Bless You and keep you in his care.
Larry Fisketjon (Watford, North Dakota)
Nov 3, 2018
God Bless all she was a very special friend to all
Kevin and Jackie Sullivan (Watford City)
Nov 3, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of your family. Colette was always so helpful and nice to people. RIP
Carla Schaible (Watford City , ND)
Nov 3, 2018
So very sorry to hear of Colettes passing .
She always had a smile for her customers .
May God Comfort you all at this time ????

Sincerely,
Carla Schaible
Kim Schanck (Casper , Wyoming )
Nov 3, 2018
My deepest sympathy goes out to the family! What a blessing it was to work with her for 7 years! She was a beautiful woman both inside and out!
Margaret Renbarger
Nov 3, 2018
Colette’s Family, So sorry for your loss. She was an amazing person and will be missed. Gods blessings to all of you.
Michelle schoen (Moberly, MO)
Nov 3, 2018
To family ,sorry for your loss, Colette was sweet friend and boss, she bend backwards if she could.
May she fly high and see her family and friends later.
Shelly Rogness
Nov 3, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you! May your Mom Rest In Peace and be pain free!
karen peters (williston)
Nov 4, 2018
To all of Colette's family and friends. May she now rest in peace. She will be missed by all. God bless her soul.
Eleanor Kostad (Watford City, ND)
Nov 4, 2018
To Collette's family. She was such a good person and may she RIP. May God give comfort to the family.
John and Rosie Ough (Watford City, ND)
Nov 4, 2018
Angie, Stacy and Families,
Our prayers and thoughts are with you all during this very difficult time. May Almighty God bring you peace and comfort !!
Mike & Pam Durham (Watford City, ND)
Nov 4, 2018
So sorry to hear of Colette’s passing. May God’s comfort, peace and strength be with all of you.
Laurel Olson (Arnegard, ND)
Nov 4, 2018
Prayers to your family as you celebrate Colette's life and may your cherished memories make you smile through this difficult time.
Terry and Brenda Filler (Arnegard, ND)
Nov 4, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Will miss her at the store. Thoughts and prayers for you all.
Randy Quale (Watford City, ND)
Nov 4, 2018
Prayers for your family. Her courage was incredible
Always thinking of others. God Bless
Bobby Holland (Watford City , ND)
Nov 5, 2018
God speed Colette you will be missed
Rick & Joanie bruggeman (Rugby, Nd)
Nov 7, 2018
God bless all. Truly made some awsesome memories years ago, that will be treasure in my heart.
The Bruggeman’s (Rugby)
Nov 11, 2018
Our hearts are crying, prayers being sent, so many lovely memories of our past, God bless you all, lov Rick & Joanie
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