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Annette “Annie” (Stenka) Colvin

September 28, 1954 ~ July 20, 2022 (age 67)


Annette (Annie) Colvin, 67 was called home on July 20, 2022, in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

A Celebration of Annie’s Life will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at the Northridge Assembly of God Church in Grand Island. Pastor Mark Oberbeck will be officiating.    Inurnment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery in St. Paul.  Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date. 

Annie was born on September 28, 1954 to Paul and Anna Stenka. Annie was born in Howard County, Nebraska at home on her Uncle Victor and Aunt Mary Kosmicki’s Sandhill farm.

She attended schools in West Lawn, Blessed Sacrament, Central Catholic and Senior High in Nebraska. She received her GED at age 19 then attended trucking school in 1989-1990. Annie lived in many places, Ord, NE, Grand Island, NE, Pine Bluffs, WY, and settled in Rigby, Idaho in 2002.

On July 3, 1971 Annie married Clifton Peterson. To this union were born 2 children, Blu and Terri. They were later divorced.  On March 11, 2000 Annie married Dennis Colvin.

Annie was a truck driver for G.I. Express and Sunrise Express, manager at Dillard’s Department Store in Grand Island, NE. Annie worked various jobs in customer service.  In 2002, she moved to Idaho Falls, ID where she continued her employment at Dillard’s Department Store. Annie later retired in November 2008.

Annie was a Cub Scout Den Mother for her son Blu and a Girl Scout Brownie leader for her daughter Terri. Annie was in 4-H and loved horses and horse racing, hunting, boating, water skiing, gardening, reading, western movies, shows, and western dancing.  Annie attended church at Blessed Sacrament, St. Paul's Lutheran, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where she served as a primary teacher, visiting teacher/ministering, and the ward librarian.

Annie is survived by her husband, Dennis Colvin and her fur-baby, Charlie; her son, Blu (Robyn) Peterson of Grand Island NE, daughter, Terri Peterson of Sherrills Ford NC; step-children, Lynda Rodriguez, of Mobile AL, Melanie (James) Reeder, of Idaho Falls ID, Trish Gonzalez of Idaho Falls ID, D.J. (Dani) Colvin of Idaho Falls ID, Josh (Amber) Colvin of Shelley ID; her siblings, Patricia Cahill of Prescott AZ, Barbie Stenka of Grand Island NE, Paulette (Orin) Kent of Grand Island NE, Maren Stenka of Grand Island NE, Lisa Miller of Polk NE, Garren (Michelle) Stenka of Elkhorn NE, Krystal Stenka of Grand Island NE; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Gloria Colvin Jensen, Roberta (Dave) Colvin Brown, Jimmy (Barbara) Colvin; 36 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  Annie is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Annie is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Michael Stenka and Francis Stenka, brothers-in-law, Eddie Paul Cahill and Bob Jensen; 1 niece and 1 nephew. 

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Memorial Service
August 27, 2022

10:00 AM
Northridge Assembly of God Church (Grand Island)
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August 27, 2022

12:00 PM
Elmwood Cemetery
1/4 mile south Adams St. on Jackson St.
St. Paul, NE 68873
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