Mary Colleen Montgomery, born to Howard and Alice Matlock in Kenwood, Oklahoma on May 20, 1940, passed away September 2, 2021. Colleen, as most of us know her, was a 1958 graduate of Salina High School. She married Glen Montgomery in Cheyenne, Wyoming in June 1961. She and Glen lived in Denver until 1985, when they returned to Salina to be near and assist their aging mothers. Colleen was employed by Harp’s Food for many years in various positions until her retirement.\n\nColleen was service oriented and donated countless hours to the community. In the mid 1980’s, she was on Salina City Council and served as mayor for a brief time. She was active in the VFW Auxiliary for 25 years and operated the concession stand at weekly VFW bingo.\n\nShe started the Salina Senior Lunch Program thirteen years ago and voluntarily managed the program until poor health forced her to step down at the end of last year.\n\nColleen was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Mabel Kloster and brothers Joe Matlock and Sam Matlock.\n\nShe is survived by her husband, Glen Montgomery; sisters, Clara Nell German of New Braunfels, Texas and Judith Matlock of Lakeside, Arizona; son-in-her heart Barron Sproles;16 nieces and nephews; and several grand nieces and nephews.