CAROL JEAN (COLLINS) KLEIN, 74, of Fort Wayne, died on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, 7:15 p.m., at Lutheran Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1939, in Tolleson, Ariz., she was a daughter of the late of Roy Calvin Collins Sr. and Catherine Eva (Edwards) Collins. She was a supervisor of Soldering and Welding at General Electric Co. , retiring after 20+ years in 1998. She was best known for her joke telling. Surviving are her daughter, Julie Scriven of Fort Wayne; son, Hugh Campbell of Crystal River, Fla.; sisters, Patricia (Howard) Thomas of Auburn and Catherine Sue (Chris) Mecke of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by sister, Shirley Scott Weaver; and brothers, Max Robert Collins and Roy Calvin Collins Jr. Memorial service is Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Hogback Lake. Preferred memorials to St. Mary's Soup Kitchen or The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 23, 2013