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Colleen Bennett

Colleen Bennett

Female 1929 - 2006  (76 years)

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  • Name Colleen Bennett 
    Born 22 Sep 1929  Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1930  Alpine, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • Frank Bennett, 22, electrician, born in Utah, married at age 19. Lettie Bennett, 23, born in Utah, married age age 20. Joyce Bennett, 2, born in Utah. Colleen Bennett, 6 mos, born in Utah.
    Occupation Reno, Washoe, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    dentist 

    • Frank B Allen DDS
      4794 Caughlin Parkway
      Reno, NV 89509
      Phone: (775) 828-1600
    Died 8 Apr 2006  Reno, Washoe, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Colleen B. Allen - obituary

      Here is a test to find out if your mission in life is complete. If you are alive, it isn't. Colleen B. Allen passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on April 8, 2006. She was 76. Colleen was born September 22, 1929 in Provo, Utah to Frank and Lettie Bennett. Colleen graduated from American Fork High School, then attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Colleen was crowned Miss Steel Days Queen in 1946 and enjoyed every minute of it. In 1946, she married Kent H. Durrant and they had a son, Kent B. Durrant. Kent H. Durrant passed away soon after. On March 3, 1960, she was sealed in marriage to the love of her life, Frank B. Allen, D.D.S., in American Fork, Utah. In December 1960, they adopted a baby girl, Gina Allen.Colleen was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was part owner of the Tahoe Biltmore, a member of The Prospectors Club with her husband, Frank, as well as a member of the Nevada Society for Crippled Children, the Rno Lyons Club, and the Northern Nevada Dental Society. Colleen and Frank were avid travelers and enjoyed traveling all over the world. Their favorite places to visit were Scotland where they were a part of the Gordon and Henderson Clans. During the last year of her life, she had the joy of living with her daughter and spending time with her grandchildren.One of her favorite things to do was plan her granddaughter Jennifer's wedding where she promised she was going to look better than the bride. She also anxiously awaited her five year old granddaughter Sommers arrival in her room so they could play Barbie dolls and plan their trip to Disneyworld.Colleen is preceded in death by her husband, Frank B. Allen, D.D.S.; son, Kent B. Durrant; parents, Frank Gordon and Lettie Batty Bennett; sisters, Lova Peters, Joyce Moss and Idonna Adamson; and brothers, Frankie Bennett and Randy Bennett. Surviving this heartbreaking loss is her daughter, Gina Allen Adkins (Jody Adkins), grandchildren, Steve Mason (Kristin Joy), Jennifer Mason White (Jimmy White), Heather Mason, Sommer Adkins, Michelle Macaluso (Carl Macaluso), Amy Durrant, great-grandchildren, Justine, Jacob and Jeremy, sister, Connie Taylor (Jack Taylor) of Pleasant Grove, Utah, brother-in-law David (Fay) Allen of Pleasant Grove, Utah, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.Services were held Thursday, April 13, 2006 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lemmon Valley. A dedication was at Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Ross, Burke & Knobel Mortuary.

      Published in the Daily Herald on 4/23/2006.

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      Obituaries - Reno Gazette Journal 23 Apr 2006

      IN LOVING MEMORY OF Colleen B. Allen

      Here is a test to find out if your mission in life is complete. If you are alive, it isn't. Colleen B. Allen passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on April 8, 2006. She was 76. Colleen was born September 22, 1929 in Provo, Utah to Frank and Lettie Bennett. Colleen graduated from American Fork High School, then attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Colleen was crowned Miss Steel Days Queen in 1946 and enjoyed every minute of it. In 1946, she married Kent H. Durrant and they had a son, Kent. B. Durrant. Kent H. Durrant passed away soon after. On March 3, 1960, she was sealed in marriage to the love of her life, Frank B. Allen, D.D.S., in American Fork, Utah. In December 1960, they adopted a baby girl, Gina Allen. Colleen was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was part owner of the Tahoe Biltmore, a member of The Prospectors Club with her husband, Frank, as well as a member of the Nevada Society for Crippled Children, the Reno Lyons, Club and the Northern Nevada Dental Society. Colleen and Frank were avid travelers and enjoyed traveling all over the world. Their favorite places to visit were Scotland where they were a part of the Gordon and Henderson Clans. During the last year of her life, she had the joy of living with her daughter and spending time with her grand children. One of her favorite things to do was plan her granddaughter Jennifer's wedding where she promised she was going to look better than the bride. She also anxiously awaited her five year old granddaughter Sommers arrival in her room so they could play Barbie dolls and plan their trip to Disneyworld. Colleen is preceded in death by her husband, Frank B. Allen, D.D.S.; son, Kent B. Durrant; parents, Frank Gordon and Lettie Batty Bennett; sisters, Lova Peters, Joyce Moss and Idonna Adam son; and brothers, Frankie Bennett and Randy Bennett. Surviving this heartbreaking loss is her daughter, Gina Allen Adkins (Jody Adkins), grandchildren, Steve Mason (Kristin Joy) Jennifer MasonWhite (Jimmy White), Heather Mason, Sommer Adkins, Michelle Macaluso (Carl Macaluso), Amy Durrant, great-grandchildren, Justine, Jacob and Jeremy, sister, Connie Taylor (Jack Taylor) of Pleasant Grove, Utah, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be held Thursday, April 13, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. at the Stead Building, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 8080 Lemmon Valley Drive, with a viewing starting at 11:00 a.m. A dedication at Mountain View Cemetery will follow the service under the direction of Ross, Burke & Knobel Mortuary A Celebration of her Life to follow dedication at Jody and Gina's home.
    Buried 13 Apr 2006  Reno, Washoe, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8127891  7_families
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2007 

    Father Frank Gordon Bennett,   b. 23 Jan 1908, Alpine, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1987, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Lettie Batty,   b. 17 Sep 1906, Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1983, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1926  Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F163  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Kent Hurst Durrant,   b. 22 May 1929, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1957, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1946  American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Kent B. Durrant,   b. 8 Jun 1947, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1994, Reno, Washoe, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. Michelle Durrant,   d. Bef 10 Aug 1994
     3. Michael Durrant,   d. Bef 10 Aug 1994
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F2605267  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Frank Burt Allen, D.D.S.,   b. 25 Jan 1926,   d. 19 Jan 2001, Reno, Washoe, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1960  American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F2605268  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Sep 1929 - Provo, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Alpine, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - dentist - - Reno, Washoe, Nevada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Nov 1946 - American Fork, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1960 - American Fork, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Apr 2006 - Reno, Washoe, Nevada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Apr 2006 - Reno, Washoe, Nevada Link to Google Earth
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    Colleen Bennett Durrant Allen

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    Documents and items associated with the descendants of William and Adra Ann Britton Bennett

  • Sources 
    1. [S163962] Utah, Utah, Provo - Provo Daily Herald, ((Provo, Utah)), «b»Colleen Bennett Allen obituary«/b» - 23 Apr 2006 pg B6 (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S163960] U. S. Public Records Index, MyFamily.com, Inc, (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005), Colleen B. Allen, born 1929 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S163963] Utah, Utah, Alpine - 1930 - Federal Census, Utah, Utah, Alpine, (www.ancestry.com), Colleen Bennett, 6 months, born in Utah (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S163962] Utah, Utah, Provo - Provo Daily Herald, ((Provo, Utah)), Colleen Bennett Allen obituary - 23 Apr 2006 pg B6 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S163961] Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005, Nevada State Health Division. Office of Vital Records, (www.ancestry.com).