Doris E. Collins,
91 of Valparaiso, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016.
She was born
September 26, 1924, in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Sylvanajs
and Margaret (Daugherty) Burnworth.
On May 5, 1943, she
married Frank A. Collins, who preceded her in death February 23, 1999.
Doris was a
librarian at Valparaiso University for 15 years and a member of the American
Legion Post 94 Ladies Auxiliary.
Surviving are her
children, Gloria (Dr. Larry) Reed and Frank (Dixie) Collins, all of
Chesterton, and William (Linda) Collins of Leadville, CO, seven
grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson and a brother,
Van Burnworth of Pennsylvania.
Her parents, a
granddaughter Michelle and 8 brothers and sisters also preceded her in
Visitation will be
Friday, August 29, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Services, at
1:00 p.m., at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St., Valpariso, with
Pastor Michael Porter officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery,
may be made to the VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN,