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In Memory of Edna W Collins

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November 16, 1928 - September 18, 2014

Edna W. Collins, a beloved mother passed away on Thursday, September 18th, 2014 surrounded by her children and family. A funeral service will be held at the Prineville Funeral Home Heritage Chapel on Saturday, September 27th at 4:00pm with a reception to follow.

Edna was born outside of Harpster, Idaho on November 16th, 1928. Her parents were Ludwig Konrad and Lottie (Ruff) Konrad. She attended school in Harpster and married Jim Collins. After 22 years, she divorced and moved to Prineville, Oregon where she lived for 50 years. She worked at the Crook County Nursing Home for 35 years until her retirement when the nursing home was shut down. . After her retirement, she volunteered at the Senior Center until a few years ago due to her Parkinson's disease.

She loved her home and was always working in her yard. She loved to watch sports on television, especially the Oregon Trail Blazers. She had always enjoyed games and watching the deer and other critters in her yard. She so loved being with all of her friends.

She is survived by her son; Jesse (Beth) Collins; and daughters Connie (Bruce) McLeod, Karen (John) Teff, Joleen Evans, and Bonita (Gary) Chancellor; her brother Herman Konrad; 11 grandchildren, 12 ½ great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, a sister, a grandson Tyson Chancellor, and her special friend Don Cardin. The family wishes to thank the doctors and staff at the Tri-State Hospital in Clarkston, Idaho for their wonderful care and compassion.

Family has entrusted the arrangements with the Prineville Funeral Home.

Arrangements under the direction of Prineville Funeral Home, Prineville, Oregon.