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Gerald Collins (1923 - 2014)

Obituary
  • "With deepest sympathy to the Collins Family. May the..."

GERALD COLLINS On Friday Feb. 14th, Gerald Collins of Chico passed away. He was 91 yrs old. Gerry was born in Tahlequah, OK. In 1936 he moved with his family to California. Gerry served 3 years in the U.S. Navy and just after his discharge in 1946, he married his wife Norma. They eventually settled in Los Angeles where he worked for Hughes Aircraft Co. for 30 years. Gerry and Norma were married for 65 years and enjoyed traveling the world together. In 1989 they moved to Chico, where they lived and enjoyed retirement. Norma passed away in 2012. Gerry was a member of S.I.R.S. 63 and Chico Elks Lodge 423 enjoying volunteering his time, taking part in many charitable fundraising activities. He also enjoyed playing tennis, cribbage, throwing horseshoes and was known to be quite a dancer. Gerald is survived by his 3 children, Patti Oliver, Crystal Landini and Mark Collins, 3 grandchildren and 3 great -grandchildren. Services for Gerry will be held at Brusie Funeral Home on Feb. 27th at 2pm. Condolences can be made online at www.BrusieFH.com
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Feb. 22, 2014
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Brusie Funeral Home
626 Broadway Chico, CA 95928
(530) 342-5642
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