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Colleen Clements

Colleen Clements, 79, of 200 Clive Drive SW, Cedar Rapids, died June 5, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids.

She was born February 10, 1931, in Fremont to Cecil and Wilma Cornell Buchholz. She married John Clements January 30, 1950.

A graduate of Ottumwa High School, she lived all of her married life in South Dakota where she retired from the Wall Drug Store in Wall, S.D. She had been a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Wall, S.D., and she enjoyed china painting.

Surviving are two daughters, Connie Richards of Cedar Rapids, and Nancy Clements-Frazzini of Farmington, N.M.; two sons, Bob Clements of Belle Fourche, S.D., and David (Kathy) Clements of Buffalo, Wyo.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Walter "Bud" (Lavetta) Buchholz of Ottumwa, and Dean Buchholz of Ft. Myers Beach, Fla.; and a sister, Sharon (Harold) Russell of Drakesville.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Wayne Buchholz.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at Reece Funeral Home with Father John Spiegel presiding. Burial followed in Shaul Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.