Please Remember Colton Gleason in Your Prayers

Please remember in your prayers Colton Gleason, who died Friday, Sept. 21.

He was the brother of Steven Gleason ’08 and brother-in-law of Pam (Sylvestre) Gleason ’09, a coach of the St. Thomas dance team.

Colton Gleason

Colton Gleason

Colton, 20, from Greenfield, Minn., died of head injuries suffered during an attack Thursday, Sept. 20, while visiting in St. Cloud. According to reports, an apparent stranger got out of a passing car, approached Colton and two friends, and punched Colton, who hit his head when he fell to the ground.

Visitation, 4 p.m., and Celebration of Life, 5 p.m., was held Friday, Sept. 28, at Woodridge Church, 1500 County Road 24, Medina, Minn. An obituary and guest book can be viewed at

A 17-year-old from Sauk Rapids, Minn., has been charged with one count each of second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter and first-degree assault in connection with the death of Colton.