Loretta Collien

Cemetery Record Information

Full Name: Loretta Collien
Maiden Name: Criter


Birth: July 30, 1910
Death: February 2, 1978
Age: 67


Collien, Loretta (1910-1978) & Edwin (1900-1962)



Mrs. Loretta H. Collien, 67, a resident of Rolling Meadows Home for the Aged, died there Thursday morning, Feb. 2, 1978, die to an apparent heart attack.

She was born July 30, 1910, at Jericho, the daughter of the late Edward and Catherine Bergen Criter.  On June 10, 1929, she was married to Edward Collien at Jericho.

The couple then moved to the Oakfield area.  Mrs. Collien was a member of St. James Catholic Church at Oakfield.

Survivors include two sons, Darold of Oakfield and Richard of Fond du Lac; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Ambrose Criter of Lomira and Permin Criter of Chicago.

Also surviving are five sisters, Mrs. Martha Freund of Calumetville,  Mrs. Edna Puetz of New Holstein, Mrs. Severina Bloohm of Oakfield, Mrs. Leoba Schley of Waupun and Mrs. Bernice Hooper of Houston, Tex.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter, two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kohls Funeral Home, Oakfield, and at 10 a.m. at St. James Church, Oakfield.  The Rev. Richard Fechhelm will officiate, and burial will be in the Avoca Cemetery, Oakfield.

Visitation for Mrs. Collien will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


The Reporter (Fond du Lac, Wisconsin)

03 Feb 1978, Friday,     Page 24


Siblings:  Louisa M, Martha M, William P, Elmer O, Edna U, Lucina J, Loretta L, Severena A, Ambrose J. Leoba A, Primin J


Avoca Cemetery – Oakfield, WI

Headstone Location:
Lot 596