Colleen Weatherby Flicek, age 56, of Kempner, Texas passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2022, after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Viss Family Funeral Home, 1614 S FM 116, Copperas Cove, Texas 76522. Visitation with Colleen’s family will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will follow at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.
Colleen was born October 8, 1965, in Alma, Michigan to parents Jack and Patricia Ellis Weatherby. She grew up in Alma Michigan and graduated from Alma High School in 1983. She married Rodger Flicek on February 18, 1989. They relocated to Fort Hood, Texas in 1996, where she worked for the Copperas Cove Independent School District for the past 21 years in the child nutrition department. She enjoyed knitting, playing golf, horses, and traveling to antique fairs. Her passion was spending time with family and friends. Her ultimate enjoyment was her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Alan and Gertrude Olsen; paternal grandparents, Albert and Theo Weatherby; aunts, Carol Crowley, Nola Tripp and Bona Michael.
Colleen is survived by her husband, Rodger Flicek; daughter, Cassandra Vargas and husband, Kenny of Copperas Cove; son, Travis Flicek and wife, Ashley of Kempner; parents, Patricia and Jack Weatherby of St Louis, Michigan; sisters, Teresa Derry and husband, Jim of Alma, Michigan; Melinda Fall and husband, Bob of Alma, Michigan. Colleen was a proud grandmother of five grandchildren, Ariyana, Jaksyn, Kara, Jaxson and Elle.