Colene Marie Freeman, 59, Pechanga, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle against cancer on April 21, 2017, surrounded by her family at Temecula Hospital in Temecula. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 28, from 4pm-8pm., at England Family Mortuary. Burial will be held on Saturday, April 29 at 11am at Pechanga Indian Reservation Cemetery. Colene was born April 5, 1958, to William Glass and Marie (Pico) Russell and raised by her mother, Marie and step-father, Gordy Russell in the Pechanga Indian Reservation and in Perris, Ca. She attended Perris Union High School. She worked in surveillance and gaming licensing at the Pechanga Resort and Casino. Colene was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, cousin and friend. She was always so full of life and her smile and laugh will be remembered by all who knew her. She loved with a fierceness and her whole heart and would do anything for those she loved. She is survived by her husband, Robert Freeman, her mother, Marie Russell, Her 6 sons, Joshua, Jason, Daniel, Russell, Robert (Buddy) and William, her 3 daughters, Sheela, Della and Nicole and her 27 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She had so much more family and many, many special friends in her life and she was thankful for and loved each one. She is preceded in death by her father, William Glass, step-father Gordy Russell, sister, Tina Lane, daughter, Sherry Jordan and grandson, A$wut

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  1. My cousin Gigi will forever be in my prayers. Words can never share how much I loved her laughter. It was my privilege having such a wonderful cousin, friend and hero. When my first child was born Gigi gave me advice on prepping baby food. She was an expert and always willing to offer much needed encouragement. I love you cousin, your memory will forever live in your family.

  2. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. We will be thinking of Colene as she begins her new journey. From your family at Chase in Shadowridge.

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