Colleen Margaret Ryan Fogle
January 17, 1928 - February 17, 2021
Colleen Fogle 93 years old died February 17, 2021, at Rambling Oaks Courtyard in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Colleen was born in Bowie, Texas January 17, 1928, to Jack Emitt Ryan and Mary Alice Ryan Barnes Ryan.
She is preceeded in death by her parents; brothers, Bobby Jack Ryan and James Terry Ryan; her sister, Jackie Mary Ryan Taylor; daughter, Sandra Sue Kennedy Jones and husband Ronny; and grandson, Charles Kyle Jones.
She is survived by her husband, of 72 years Harry Fogle; by three children, Daughters Susan Hill and husband Mike of Clarksville, Texas, Polly Mello and husband Tony of Elkridge, Maryland and son Steven Fogle and wife Crystelle of Shepherd, Montana; by seven grandchildren, Adam Cowart and wife Trista, Victoria Swink and husband Michael, Ryan Jordan Mello and Husband Dantwoine and Kathryn Mello and partner Mike Ray and Maleia and Hailey Fogle and Tammy Neely and husband Tim and Suzanne Hutchison and husband Jody; by eleven great grandchildren, Connor and Hudson Cowart, Michael, Anthony and Harrison Swink, Michael and Maximus Ray, Ashleigh Stansbury and husband Jeff, Allison Cornelson and Husband Jacob, and Madeline Neely, Jaxon Hutchison; by two Great Great Grandchildren: Madison and Makenzie Stansbury.
Colleen attended Bowie High School. She married Harry in Craig, Colorado November 17, 1947. They moved to the Dallas area in 1953 where Harry worked for American Airlines. They lived in Irving, Texas for 16 years before moving to Argyle, Texas where they lived for 45 years until they entered Memory Care in 2019. In Argyle, Texas they were active members of the First Baptist Church of Denton.
Colleen worked various jobs in her life: Allstate Insurance Company and the Airport Board at the DFW Airport. Colleen was devoted to her family; they center of her life. She was actively involved with her grandchildren and took one each year on a special trip to places like Acapulco, Canada, Las Vegas and on a Disney Cruise trip. She was at their special events and they spent many happy summers with “Grandmother”. She always made holidays special for her family
Colleen was an avid reader. She was rarely seen without a magazine or a newspaper. She and Harry were world travelers and also traveled extensively across the US. She was a very active and involved person. She liked to have a special event or trip to look forward to in addition to her frequent visits to her family.
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