Barbara Sue Collins, formerly of West Chicago, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013, after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Chicago to Alvin and Betty Browne. Barbara was a passionate woman and diehard Cubs fan. She enjoyed music and lived life to the fullest.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Christopher; daughter, Sarah Petersen; father, Alvin Browne; brother, Jeff (Karen) Browne; sisters, Linda (late David) Hensel and Terri Browne; nieces, Katie Hensel and Elizabeth Browne; nephews, Michael Hensel and Richard Browne; relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty; and brother, Richard.?
Visitation will be held from noon until time of service at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at Norris-Walen-Segert Funeral Home, 132 Fremont St. (one block north of Washington and Main streets) in West Chicago. Interment will be private.
Contributions in Barbara's memory may be made to P.A.D.S, 643 E. Washington St., West Chicago, IL 60185, or SHARE Program, 1776 Moon Lake Blvd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60169.
For information, call 630-231-0060 or visit www.norriswalensegertfh.com.