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Services and visitation Friday for Doris E. Collins, age 91

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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 death.

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, Valparaiso.

Memorial Donations may be made to the VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN, 46383-2520.


Posted 7/28/2016





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