Colleen and Vern Jones
Colleen and Vern Jones

Colleen Dowling Jones, 81, of Gresham, formerly of Tigard, died April 14. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, April 28, at St. Henry Church in Gresham.

Mrs. Jones was born Aug. 21, 1935, in Portland, into a pioneer family. She was a homemaker, owner of Dowling & Jones, and former Portland educator, a graduate of PSU with a master’s degree from the University of Oregon.

She is survived by her daughter Laura Steinke of Sandy, her son Sean Jones of McMinnville, and sister Roberta O’Toole of Cypress, California. Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Walla Walla, Washington.