Maxine M. Collins

Maxine M. Collins, 93, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Harbour Assisted Living, in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Collins was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. She had worked as a sales associate at Baldwin Dow Ladies Apparel.

She was born in Decatur to Charles and Hazel Graham Folk. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman Collins.

Survivors include a son, Larry D. (Bonnie) Hilsmier, of Fort Wayne; a sister, Betty Rodenbeck, of Huntington; three grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Calling is Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Rd., Fort Wayne. A service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at 11 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service. Rev. Richard Maassel will officiate. Burial will be at Prospect Cemetery, Ossian.

Memorial gifts may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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