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Kraft Funeral Service & Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park

2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN

OBITUARY

Helen L. Collins

April 17, 1935July 23, 2019
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We mourn the loss of our mother, Helen L. Collins, 84 years of age, who passed away on Tuesday July 23, 2019. Helen was born on April 17, 1935 in Elizabeth, Indiana to Ralph and Irma Duggins. She was a graduate of New Albany High School and a retired inspector with ICI. She was a lifelong member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. She enjoyed activities with Mary Martha United Methodist Women's Circle, Rebels Square Dance Club and The Red Hat Ladies. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her family and many friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son Larry Neal Collins and her step mother Georgia Duggins.

She is survived by her children Lynn Collins and Diane Collins Fischer; sister and brother in law Jane and Dale Haws; grandchildren Jennifer Collins and Ashley Fischer; two great grand children Randy and Kathleen and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019 and from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday July 27, 2019 at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Indiana. Funeral Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Kraft Funeral Service with burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her children Lynn Collins and Diane Collins Fischer; sister and brother in law Jane and Dale Haws; grandchildren Jennifer Collins and Ashley Fischer; two great grand children Randy and Kathleen and several nieces and nephews.
  • DONATIONS

  • American Cancer Society
  • Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church

Services

  • Visitation Friday, July 26, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, July 27, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 27, 2019

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Biography

We mourn the loss of our mother, Helen L. Collins, 84 years of age, who passed away on Tuesday July 23, 2019. Helen was born on April 17, 1935 in Elizabeth, Indiana to Ralph and Irma Duggins. She was a graduate of New Albany High School and a retired inspector with ICI. She was a lifelong member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. She enjoyed activities with Mary Martha United Methodist Women's Circle, Rebels Square Dance Club and The Red Hat Ladies. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her family and many friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son Larry Neal Collins and her step mother Georgia Duggins.

She is survived by her children Lynn Collins and Diane Collins Fischer; sister and brother in law Jane and Dale Haws; grandchildren Jennifer Collins and Ashley Fischer; two great grand children Randy and Kathleen and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019 and from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday July 27, 2019 at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road. Funeral Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road with burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.