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Colleen Cain Daves

December 10, 1949 ~ March 15, 2022 (age 72)


Colleen Marie Cain Daves, 72, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2022.

Born December 10, 1949 in Champaign County, IL, Colleen was a daughter of the late Carlyle and Gertrude Doyle Cain. She was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy in Tipton, IN and St. Francis College in Fort Wayne, IN, earning her Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in social work. Colleen worked as a social worker for the Spartanburg County Health Department in family support services and Spartanburg Medical Center as Health Manager, collectively, for many years. She was also Owner and Director of her company, Senior Enrichment Services. Colleen was a longtime member and Lector at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Spartanburg.

Colleen dedicated her life to helping others and being the hands and feet of Jesus through her years of service, both professionally and personally. She strived to enrich the lives of others.

She is survived by her sisters, Carolyn Perry and her husband, Patrick, of Warsaw, IN, Kathryn Veith and her husband, Robert, of Parma, OH, and Colette Harden and her husband, Gregory, of Mentor, OH; nieces and nephews, Charles Perry (Heather), Thomas Perry, Lauren Murillo, Jeffrey Harden (Alexis), and Stephanie Harden; great niece and nephews, Trevor, Parker, and Henry Harden, and Maliyah Murillo; and her former husband and friend, Max Daves of Chesnee, SC.

The family will receive friends Friday, March 18th, 5-7PM at Dunbar Funeral Home, Spartanburg, SC.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, March 19th, 10AM at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Spartanburg, officiated by Father David R. Whitman.

A visitation will be held Thursday, March 24th from 12pm-2pm at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St, Champaign. Burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Ivesdale.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 161 N. Dean Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302.

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Graveside Service
March 22, 2022

2:30 PM

March 24, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home
101 North Elm Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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