Garland- Colleen Frances Howard passed away on November 7, 2017. She was born on October 29, 1937 to Carl Edward Furrer and Opal Goings (Agnes M. Goings) in Falls City, Nebraska. In 1943 she moved to Santa Monica, California with her parents. She attended Santa Monica City Schools. In 1955, she married Sheryl Earl Anderson. Together they had four children. They later divorced.
Colleen married the love of her life, Gale “J” Howard on April 1, 1971. He played a large part in the raising of her three daughters, Diane E. (David) Hennessy, Deborah L. Black, Tamara D. (Rodney) Thompson, and one son, Carl E. (Toshia) Anderson.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She received her endowments on September 7, 1988.
Colleen loved to crochet and do crafting. She likes to go to the mountains with her husband, children, and the grandkids. She also enjoyed going with them to their trailer on Sourdough Ranch.
She was a Nail Technician for 15 years.
Colleen is survived by her husband, children, sister, Carol Ruth Lagoni, and 23 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with all of her family.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Clayton K. Thompson, parents, and grandparents.
Funeral services for Colleen will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Garland Tabernacle (140 W. Factory- Garland, UT 84312). Viewings will be held on Thursday evening, November 9, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at the Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N. 100 E.- Tremonton, UT 84337) and at the tabernacle, prior to the funeral service from 9:30- 10:30 a.m. Interment in the Garland Cemetery.