Colleen Sweeney

January 6, 1936 - September 30, 2023

Colleen Sweeney passed away September 30, 2023 in Boise Idaho after a brief illness.
Colleen was born January 6, 1936 to Leithead Elsworth “Doc” Sweeney and Grace Ina Sweeney (Stiner) she grew up in Cedarville California and was the oldest of four children, she attended grade school and high school there.
At 5 and 7 yrs old she would help her grandfather Jess Stiner on his ranch with the daily milking of cows and drove a horse draw jig stacking hay.
Colleen could play the piano, trumpet, and accordion.
 After graduating high school, she attended Chico State College where she got her teaching degree and continued her education to a master’s degree she taught in California and Boise State University.
Colleen had a love for photography the outdoors assisted with bird surveys and had some photograph’s Published in magazines.
She is preceded in death by her parents Leithead Elsworth “doc” Sweeney and Grace Ina Sweeney, and her  brother Gorgon Sweeney, she survived by sister Nelda Sweeney Utterback of Vacaville California, and brother Norman Sweeney of Winnemucca, Nevada.
Internment and a celebration of life will be in the spring of 2024 at Cedarville California a date will be announced.