Rose Zetta “Rosie” Collins, 72, Piqua, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, en route from Kansas Heart Hospital, Wichita, to Allen County Hospital.
Rosie was born Aug. 15, 1940, in Bloomfield, Ind., the daughter of Clyde and Genevieve (Haywood) Lenning. She grew up in Scotland, Ind.
On Dec. 19, 1959, Rosie married Robert E. “Ike” Collins in Spencer, Ind. They made their home in Piqua. She worked 28 years for Palmers News along with several other jobs before retiring.
Survivors are her husband, Ike; two sons, Ray Collins and wife Susan, Iola, and Randy Collins, Piqua; a daughter, Kris Wallace and husband Chris, Emporia; three brothers, Fred Lenning, Owensburg, Ind., Nick Lenning and wife Carolyn, Spencer, Ind., and Brady Lenning, Piqua; one sister, Doris Hawkins, Jasonville, Ind.; six grandchildren, Luke, Kylie, Staci and husband Adam, Miles, Tyler and Jordan; and two great-grandchildren, A’mayh and Zoey.
She was preceded in death by a brother, John Lenning.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the chapel. Burial will be at Iola Township Cemetery east of Piqua.
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation and left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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