OBITUARY

Linda Joyce Collins

July 22, 1946December 2, 2017
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Linda Joyce Collins, 71, of La Porte, Texas, passed away December 2nd, 2017. She was born in Houston, Texas on July 22, 1946 to Richard and Louise Mathisen. She spent 38 wonderful years married to her loving husband, James Collins. Linda had a passion for cooking and baking, she loved to spend time with her loved ones and was always there to lend a helping hand whenever it was needed. She had a soft spot for taking dogs in and she loved taking care of and spending time with her own five dogs; Sweetie Pie, Maddie, Marley, Misty, and Cookie. Linda was kind hearted, funny, and full of life. She was preceded in death by her parents Richard and Louise Mathisen. She is survived by her husband, James Collins; daughter, Traci Bernal and her husband Joe Bernal; son, Bryan Scott Rector and his wife Monique Rector; four grandchildren: Joey Bernal, Brianna Bernal, Sam Rector, and Jacquelyn Rector; sisters: Carolyn Olson, Joan Truelove, Debbie Cooper and husband Neal Cooper; and brother, Dennis Mathisen. She also is survived by numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews and many friends who loved her dearly.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 7, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, December 8, 2017

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Cy

December 27, 2017

To the Family, I am sorry for your loss. May your hearts find comfort in fond memories and God's beautiful promises for the future. JOHN 6:40

Traci Bernal

December 17, 2017

Mom, I miss your beautiful face and I honestly don't know how I'm going to live life without you. You were my heart, my everything. Please watch over Pops, I'm giving it my all to take care of him and I hope I'm making you proud. Can't wait till I see you again.
Love Forever and Always,
Traci

Stephanie robertson

December 14, 2017

Hi traci...it's Stephanie Robertson. ...I'm sorry for your loss just want u to know you and your family are in my prayers.

Regina Monroe

December 14, 2017

So sorry to hear of Linda's passing. I just happened to be looking at the la Porte obituaries and was shocked to see linda had passed. Know your in our thoughts and prayers Tracy and Scotty and Jim. Love Regina Monroe

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