In Waikato Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Thursday 17th June 2021 aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Lawrie. Much loved mother and mother in law of Grant, and Jenny and Craig Bramley. Treasured nana of Alison and Matthew. “Losing someone leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal”. A Requiem Mass for Colleen will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, corner Whitaker and Burgess Street Te Aroha, on Thursday 24th June at 1pm, followed by interment at The Te Aroha Cemetery. Rosary for Colleen will be held at St Joseph’s Church Te Aroha on Wednesday 23rd June at 5pm. Messages to the Houghton family C/- Broadway Funeral Home, Short Street Matamata 3400.