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Paul Douglas Colen, 54, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 5:00 PM, Monday, April 9th, 2018 at HighPoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Doug was born in Lawrenceburg, IN on May 31, 1963, a son of Mary (Pfluger) Colen, of Rising Sun, IN and the late Paul Edward "Ned" Colen. Doug grew up in the Rising Sun community and was a 1981 graduate of Rising Sun High School. Doug worked in construction and was employed at Fernald in Ohio for several years and then later at the Aurora Terminal. He was a member of the Aurora Eagles and the Sons of the American Legion at Moores Hill and Rising Sun. Doug was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Doug is survived by his mother Mary Colen, of Rising Sun, IN; by two daughters, Jess Colen Tyson (Jesse), of Moores Hill, IN and Nicole Colen, of Moores Hill, IN; by grandchildren Carter and Emma Tyson; by a sister, Peggy Pierce, of Dillsboro, IN; by nephew Shawn Pierce, of Rising Sun, IN; by niece Sarah Pierce, of Greendale, IN and by a great nephew, Ricky Pierce. Doug was preceded in death by his father Ned Colen and brother-in-law Thomas L. Pierce.
Funeral services will be 1 PM, Monday, April 16th at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN with Brother Nathan Pelehowski officiating. Friends are invited to call Sunday 5-8 PM at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the family.