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November 19, 1950 ~ January 22, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Colleen Joan Ahrens, a beloved soul known for her compassion, zest for life, and unwavering love, peacefully passed away at the age of 73 on January 22, 2024. Born on November 19, 1950, in Adrian, Michigan, Colleen was the cherished daughter of Alfred and Evelyn Clark.
Colleen dedicated her career to the medical field, finding fulfillment and purpose as a dedicated cardiovascular technician. Her passion and commitment to her work touched the lives of countless patients, leaving behind a lasting impact on the healthcare community.
Outside of her profession, Colleen had a deep appreciation for the wonders of nature, finding solace and joy in her garden. She had a green thumb for cultivating beautiful flowers, a testament to her nurturing and caring spirit that extended beyond her work realm.
Music was an integral part of Colleen's life, and she found great comfort in the melodic tunes of Neil Diamond. As she hummed and sang along to the heartfelt lyrics, her enthusiasm and love for music would bring a smile to anyone's face.
Colleen's infectious sense of humor and light-hearted nature brightened the lives of all those around her. She had a unique talent for writing songs, often crafting personalized, humorous tunes for her friends, which brought laughter and joy to their lives.
Known for her warm and inviting personality, Colleen cherished her friendships and loved spending quality time with her loved ones. Her devotion to her family was unwavering, and she cherished every moment shared with them. Creating lasting memories, whether gathered around the dinner table or embarking on adventures together, was something she treasured dearly.
Colleen had a sweet tooth and found comfort in the simple pleasures of life—indulging in delicious chocolates and sipping Coca Cola, an indulgence that always brought a smile to her face.
Beloved mother to Patrick (Jessica) Ahrens, Hollie Macias, and April Ahrens; proud grandmother to Claire, Vivian, Donovan, Olivia, Tess, Kaitlyn, Kylee, Taylor, and Mason; loved dog-mom to Barrack