Colleen Warren

Born in Edgeley, ND
Born on May 7, 1931
Departed on Aug 5, 2020

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Colleen Ann Warren, 89, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, August 05, 2020 at UnityPoint St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.  Visitation will be held on Monday, August 10th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.  Private family services will be on Tuesday, August 11th at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories.  Burial will follow at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. A livestream of the funeral service can be viewed at on Tuesday, August 11, at 1:00 p.m.

“As mandated by proclamation, social distancing must be practiced which requires a limited number of people to be allowed into the visitation at one time. The use of facemasks or shields is encouraged.”

Colleen was born May 07, 1931 in Edgeley, North Dakota the daughter of Leonard and Olive (Fortin) Tarrant.  She attended Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas and earned her bachelor’s degree in education.  Colleen married Donald Warren on December 23, 1951 in Stafford, Kansas.  She taught elementary education for the Cedar Rapids School District and proudly retired after 29 years of service.  

She was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan and enjoyed attending and watching sporting events. Colleen loved time with her family and tending to her roses.  She was a member of the Sweet Adelines singing group.  Colleen will be remembered as a loving mother, wife, sister, grandmother, and friend.  

Colleen is survived by two sons, Brett Warren of Texas; Scott (Carol) Warren of Johnston, IA; and two granddaughters, Erica Warren (fiancé Nick Lopez) and Sarah Warren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald Warren and a brother, Ronnie Tarrant.    

Memorial donations may be directed to the American Heart Association.