Colleen Vance 1944-2022.
Colleen Vance, age 77 passed away on September 15, 2022. She was born on October 1, 1944 in Sacramento, CA to Lorraine Violet Getchell and Robert Johnson Fluharty. Colleen was raised in Roseville, CA and graduated from Roseville High School in 1958. She attended Cosmetology School in Sacramento, CA. She married the love of her life, Milo Scott Vance in 1970. They raised two beautiful daughters, Kamara and Kristina in Roseville, CA. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1974. She worked at Sierra Gardens Elementary School in Roseville for 20 plus years as an instructional aide. She also worked at Macy’s Department Store. In 2004, Colleen and Scott moved to Pine Valley, UT. In 2016, they moved to St. George, UT where she cared for Scott in his final years.
Colleen is survived by her two daughters: Kamara (Ken Harris) and Kristina (Trevor Thatcher); 7 grandchildren: Cassady (Jordan), Hannah, Vance, Samuel, Kalem, Quincy, Blakely; a great granddaughter, Maggie; and two siblings: brother, Michael (Sharon Fluharty) and sister, Sharon (Pat Martin).
Colleen cherished her church membership and the friends she made in the Lord’s service. Her knowledge of the plan of salvation and eternal families was a strength and comfort to her throughout her life. She loved her home and caring for others. Her generosity has been felt by many over the years.
We appreciate the tender care provided to our mother during her final days by the staff at Sun Tree Hospice.
Service will be held Friday, September 23, 2022 at 11:00am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Morningside Building, 930 South Morningside Dr. Saint George, UT. The funeral service will be live-streamed, please click on the link below.
Interment will be held at Tonaquint Cemetery.