Colleen Ann Schutte 89, went to be with Jesus on August 12th. She went peaceably at here home, Country Care Assisted Living in Cottonwood.

She was born to Martin and Edith Meester in Hastings, Nebraska on Dec 31, 1929, oldest of 5 children. In 1935 the family moved to Idaho where Colleen eventually met and married Helmuth “Mutt” Schutte. They had three children and moved to Flagstaff in 1956. Mutt was a carpenter and Colleen began working at MizZips restaurant as a prep cook and pie baker for which she became well known. Her husband died in 1984 and Colleen moved to Verde Valley Manor in Cottonwood in Nov 1995.

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She was a quiet, loving person who loved God and her family. Colleen is preceded in death by her mother and father, husband and two brothers. She leaves behind, her daughter Suzanne (Dick) Carlson, son Michael (Janis) and son Phillip (Kathy), 8 grand children and spouses, 15 great-grand children and 1 great-great-grand child, sister Karen Glebe, and brother Gary (Helen) Meester, 3 sister in-laws several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be Saturday, September 7th at 10:30 at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Cornville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Shepherd Lutheran Church building fund, Country Care Assisted Living, or Accord Hospice. Please share your condolences at www.buelerfuneralhome.com

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