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Lorraine Collins

October 15, 1926 ~ September 2, 2021 (age 94)

Obituary

Lorraine M. Collins, age 94 of Appleton, passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021. She was born on October 15, 1926 to the late Harry and Ida (Miller) Lester. On November 20, 1945 she married Lyall Collins; they celebrated 72 years of marriage before his death on October 8, 2018. She worked for the Wisconsin State Journal and retired after over 20years there. Lorraine also enjoyed knitting but spent most of her time caring for her family that she loved so much.

She is survived by her children; Diane of Appleton and Dean of Westfield, grandchildren; Joel (Michelle) of Packwaukee and Tim (Diana) of Monona, Wisconsin. Lorraine is further survived by her great grandchildren, Myles and Pearson of Packwaukee and Aalia and Lucia of Monona.

Preceding her in death are her parents, her husband Lyall and brothers, Hubert and Harold.

A small family service will be held at Boscobel Cemetery in the future.

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