Colleen Conner Lenz, 74, of Iowa City died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at Mercy Hospital– Iowa City. Memorial services were held Feb. 27 at Gay and Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City.
Colleen Conner was born Jan. 13, 1938, in Iowa City, the daughter of Lawrence and Evelyn (Sparrgrove) Conner. She graduated from St. Patrick’s Catholic Schools in 1956, and had attended the University of Iowa. She married Paul E. Swartzendruber on Aug. 11, 1956. She later married Ernest F. Lenz on May 8, 1993. She had lived most of her lifetime in the Iowa City area, with a short time in Burlington.
Local survivors include her husband, Ray, of North Liberty, Larry Conner of Solon, Michael Conner of Solon and Rosemarie Rarick and her husband, Clint, of Oxford.
Memorial donations can be made in Colleen’s memory to Pleasantview Home in Kalona or Hospice Compassus. Online condolences may be sent for her family through the website www.gayandcih.com .