Colleen Faye (Kinzle) Gumfory, age 86, of Iola passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born July 25, 1931 in Westphalia, Kansas to Michael Joseph and Mary Ann Johnston Kinzle. She was a caregiver for many people, especially her family. She loved animals, fishing, and remodeling houses. She worked alongside her husband in the family business, Zero Packing Company. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandkids. She will long be remembered for her generosity, kindness, and devotion to her family. Her holiday gatherings will be greatly missed.
Colleen is survived by her husband, Lee, of the home, her daughters Connie Miller and husband, Roy Caler, of LaHarpe, Kansas, Roxy Peters of Iola, and Debbie Clark and husband, Lewis, of Iola; grandchildren Mike Phillips, Mitch Phillips, Chi Wiggin, Eric Miller, Tammy Womelsdorf, and BJ Peters; and great grandchildren Coleson, Brady, Madisyn, Ember, Maci, Shelby, Katie, Brody; and her daughter in law Connie Sue Phillips.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, David, son, Steve, son in law, Joe Peters, her parents, and siblings, Kenneth, Lorraine, Don, Lloyd, and Floyd.
Services will be Friday, August 4, 2017 at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service in Iola. The funeral will be at 10:00 a.m., with visitation beginning an hour prior. Burial will follow the service in Highland Cemetery at Iola. Contributions in her memory are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association. Condolences can be left for the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.