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Mr. Glen Collins

Visitation:
Monday, August 6, 2012
4:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Homes and Crematory
Washington Street Location
Columbus, IN 47201

Service:
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
1:00 PM
Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Homes and Crematory
Washington Street Location
Columbus, IN 47201



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Glen Collins, age 71, died peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at his residence in Bloomington, IN.
He was born in Jackson, KY, on August 23, 1940.
He had resided in Columbus, IN, working as a Machine Builder and Repairman for Cummins Engine Company until he retired in 2002.
His passions were golfing and fishing. He often said the only decision he wanted to make today is whether to go fishing or play golf.
He was preceded in death by parents, Brit and Ethel Collins; his wife, Dana Ison Collins; and a sister, Carol Watts.
He is survived by the following members of his family: Wife, Anna; three sons Martin (Kris) Collins of Indianapolis, Kerry (Mary) Collins of Island Lake, IL, and Lance (Laura) Collins of Columbus, IN; stepchildren, Joe Gibson of Bloomington, IN, Kris (Rich) Swanson of Peoria, IL, and Kim (Jon) Ackley of Carmel, IN; four grandchildren, Madelyn, Matthew, Nathaniel and Gabriella Collins; three stepgrandsons, Brad, Rick and Chase Swanson; brothers, Dale (Donna) Collins, Forrest (Darla) Collins, and Brit Jr. (Chris) Collins; sisters, Shirley (Van) Barnett, Fern (Paul) Walter, and Donna Collins; and a brother-in-law, Don (Linda) Watts.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, August 6, 2012, at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, 1029 Washington Street, Columbus, IN. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Pastor Terry Swagerty officiating. Interment will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery, 501 N. Gladstone Ave., Columbus, IN.



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