US Navy


Lyall T. Collins

December 19, 1922 ~ October 8, 2018 (age 95)
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Lyall T. Collins age 95, Madison, passed away on Monday October 8, 2018 at Wisconsin Veterans Home in King. He was born in Boscobel on Tuesday December 19, 1922 to the late Vernon and Connie (Dieter).

Lyall was a machinist at Gisholt Machine and Ohio Medical in Madison. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II in many Pacific campaigns on board the U.S.S. Meriwether. He was a radioman 2nd class. Lyall was also a devoted Brewer and Packer fan.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Lorraine; one son, Dean of Westfield; one daughter, Diane of Appleton; one sister; Twylah Black, two grandchildren; Joel (Michelle) of Packwaukee, Tim (Diana) of Monona, great grandchildren, Myles and Pearson of Packwaunee; Aalia and Lucia of Monona.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Ralph Collins.

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday October 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Valley Funeral Home 2211 N. Richmond St. Appleton with Pastor Mike Huff Officiating. Family will receive friends at 10:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will be at Boscobel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to any Veterans charity of your choice in honor of Lyall.

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