October 10, 1923 - December 9, 2014
Alberta Collins, age 91 of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Macon Health Care Center in Macon, Missouri.
Born October 10, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Albert and Mary (Bruce) Krause. On November 21, 1953 in Croydon, Pennsylvania, she married Leland Collins who survives.
Also surviving is one son, Leland D Collins and wife Joann of Laurel Springs, New Jersey; one daughter, Judithann Romanski and husband Joseph of Newtown, Pennsylvania; five grandchildren, Joseph Jr., Jared, Janeen, Gianna, and Bianca; and three great grandchildren, Paul, Jared Jr., and Carsen.
Her parents, two sisters, Mary O’Connell and Anna Wolf, and one brother, William O’Connell preceded her in death.
Alberta was a member of the La Plata Christian Church and the La Plata American Legion Auxiliary.
A memorial service will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the La Plata Christian Church. Officiating will be Pastor John Davison.
Visitation will be Sunday, December 14, 2014 with the family receiving friends from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the church.
Inurnment will be 11:00 a.m. Monday December 15, 2014 at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, Missouri under the direction of Travis Funeral Chapel.
Memorials in memory of Alberta Collins may be made to Hospice Compassus or La Plata American Legion. They may be sent to or left at Travis Funeral Chapel, 125 S. Church St.,
La Plata, Missouri 63549.