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Garland Collins

Born: Sat., May 16, 1942
Died: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018


1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Nov. 01, 2018
Location: Braman & Son Memorial Chapel

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Thu., Nov. 01, 2018
Location: Braman & Son Memorial Chapel

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Garland Collins, 76 years old of Knox, Indiana, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018 in La Porte, Indiana.

He was born Saturday, May 16, 1942 in Knox, Indiana, Son of Haskell Collins and the late Marie (Minix) Collins.

On February 2, 1962 in Knox, Indiana, Garland married Bertha Prater, she survives him.

Garland enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting. He was an avid gun collector, ham radio operator and attending flea markets. Garland had a heart of gold and was a friend to everyone he knew. Garland's greatest passion was spending time with his family and grandchildren.

He worked as a Construction Laborer.

Surviving are his wife, Bertha(Prater) Collins of Knox, Indiana, Father, Haskell Collins of North Judson, Indiana, Son, Michael & Debra Collins of Nappanee, Indiana, Son, Harold & Deana Collins of Plymouth, Indiana, Daughter, Jeannia Rowe of Knox, Indiana, Daughter, Priscilla Bodine of Knox, Indiana, Daughter, Roselynn Collins of Knox, Indiana, 13 grandchildren 17 great-grandchildren, Brother, John Collins of Walkerton, Indiana, Brother, Lonnie & Vonda Collins of North Judson, Indiana, Brother, James Collins of North Judson, Indiana, Brother, David & Carrie Collins of North Judson, Indiana, Sister, Connie Salyer of North Judson, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his mother Marie Collins, son Kenneth Collins and sisters Gayetta and Viola Collins.

Friends will be received 1 PM to 4 PM CST, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the at the Braman & Son Memorial Chapel, Knox, Indiana.

Services will be held at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 4 PM CST with Brother Rik Darwent officiating.

Interment will follow in the Round Lake Cemetery, at a later date.

Contributions may be made to the donor's choice.

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Linda Barker Schwarzlose
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Gonna miss U Garland-even tho I didn't see you often. Just the fact you are gone from that house in my old neighborhood. Time for rest and peace. Love and sympathy to your family.

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