Martha Collen

Martha Mary Collen, 99, of Albion, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at Good Samaritan Center, Albion. Martha is survived by her five children: Joan M. Berney of Albion, John F. (Connie) of Clearfield, UT, Steven J. (Jill) of Lincoln, Margaret A. (Robert) Thompson of El Cajon, CA, and Jane M. (Mark) Olson of Oakland; daughter-in-law Penny Collen of Overland Park, KS; 13 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; sister Edna Harrom of Kansas City, MO, along with many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband John; son James E. Collen; granddaughter Jessica Jill Collen; son-in-law Danny Berney; brothers Chris, John, Ole, Louie, Walter and Alfred Harrom; sisters Anna Hintz, Betty Carlson and Violet Becker.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at 10 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion with Fr. Mark Tomasiewicz officiating. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at Levander Funeral Home in Albion with a 7 p.m. Wake Service. Interment of her ashes will be at a later date at Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff.
Levander Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at: