Colleen Allen Anderson



Colleen Allen Anderson, 74, of Boise, passed away peacefully at home on June 11, 2011.

Colleen was born on February 1, 1937 to Ervin L. Allen and Josephine Colton Allen. She graduated from Malad High School and married Art Anderson. From this union four children were born. They lived in the Salt Lake City area. They were later divorced.

Colleen and her children moved to Malad where she worked for Thiokol for 15 years. She then moved to Boise to be near her children. She retired from Winco Corp. in 1999.

Colleen was a beautiful, independent woman. Her life was full of struggles and accomplishments, sadness and joy. She loved sunshine, music, laughter and her dog, Hattie. She was the best mother who loved her children deeply and was a warm and caring grandmother. She touched many lives and she will be truly missed.

She is preceded in death by her mother and father, her granddaughter, Nichole Marie Anderson, and her nephew, Gary Kim Allen.

She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Kathleen Allen of Malad, whom she loved dearly. Her children, Brad Anderson (Jodi) of Pocatello, Stacey Nelson (Terry) of Boise, David Anderson (Theresa) of Boise, Hutton Anderson (Brandi) of Boise, twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She will forever be in our hearts.

Graveside services were held at the Malad City Cemetery at 12:00 noon on Friday, June 17, 2011.

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