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Marion L. Collins

Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 11:10 a.m. CST

Marion L. Collins, 66, of Newton died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the VA Central Iowa Health Care System Home in Des Moines.

No services are scheduled. Memorials in Marion’s name may be left at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory.  

Marion L. Collins, the son of Hartley and Nona (Patton) Collins, was born on March 25, 1948, in rural Corydon. He graduated from Colfax High School and served his country in the U. S. Army during Vietnam.

Marion is survived by his two sons, Shawn (Karri) Collins of Vancouver, Wash., and James (Christy) Collins of Kellogg; five grandchildren, Britny, Krystal, Matthew, Brandon and Hannah; his two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Rylee; siblings, David Collins of Newton, Sara Cones of Newton, Sharon Samson of Newton and Roger (Tina) Collins of Heber Springs, Ark.; and his many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Robert Collins.

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