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Doreen Edith Colorow

February 25, 1952 — October 18, 2022

Ft. Duchesne, UT

Doreen Edith Cuch Colorow, age 70, of Ft. Duchesne, passed away October 18, 2022, at her home.
    She was born February 25, 1952, in Ft. Duchesne, to Curtis William Cuch and Laura Nephi Atwine.  She was raised by her grandparents Charlie Sr. and Evelyn Cuch.  She attended Whiterocks Elementary, West Junior High, Union High School, and graduated from Uintah High School.  She then attended Brigham Young University and graduated with a BS in Elementary Education.  She worked at Todd Elementary for 30 years as a teacher’s aide and teacher, and then went to work for the Ute Tribe Headstart as their education specialist, retiring in 2012.  She received the teacher of the year award.  
    She married Gene Loney, and they later divorced.  She married Benny Colorow, and they later divorced.
    Doreen loved her grandkids, raising two from babies, and helped raise many of her nieces and nephews.  She enjoyed Pow Wows, Round Dances, Bear Dancing in her younger years, traveling, and watching wrestling and Westerns.  Her nickname was “Mama Bear” because that’s what she was to everyone.  She supported her family in whatever they did.  
    Doreen is survived by her children, Kenson Loney, Ft. Duchesne; Marlaina Longhair, Indian Bench; Sunnie Shirley, Indian Bench; grandchildren, Alora, McKenzie, & Ramona Standingrock; Allison Arrowgarp; Fidel Palomares; Marisela & Ramon Rivera; Tamikyah, Boydee, & Trinity Gravatt; Mesu & Arya Swiftbird; 3 great-grandchildren; siblings, Delphina Glasco, Kelly (Barbara) Cuch, SueAnn Cotonuts, Gwen Cuch, Bill Cuch, Gilbert Gardner, Jackie Lee, Torrie Nephi, Ansel Chegup, Jaqueline (Jerry) Tapoof; aunts, Ina Jane Nephi, Lorena Atwine; and many nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings, Alvin Longhair, Carmelita Jack, Alta Mae Appenay, Ruth Ellen Cuch, Isabelle Chapoose, Willard Gardner, Blaine Cuch, Aaron Cuch, Sterling Cuch, Stanley Cuch, Whitney, Leland, Lollie, SueAnn, Newman, Newton, Pauline Nephi, Hubert Atwine; uncle, Howard Cuch, Charlie Cuch, Jr., William “bronco” Cuch, Fernando Nephi; nieces, Rossie Longhair, Lena & Arica Cotonuts; Shannon Gardner; granddaughters, Mandison Lang, Ione Appenay; and a cousin, Lonnie “Dusty” Nephi.
    Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 22nd, at 10:00 a.m. at her home in Ft. Duchesne. 
    There will be a wake on Friday after 3:00 p.m. at her home.  
    Burial will be in the Red Knoll Cemetery

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Friday, October 21, 2022

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7500 E 862 S, Ft. Duchesne, UT 84026

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Saturday, October 22, 2022

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