ELDON E. COLLINS, 75, of Fort Wayne, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at Lutheran Hospital. He was born on January 11, 1936 in Gary, Indiana to the late Ray and Bertha (Watson) Collins. Mr. Collins retired in 1990 from General Electric as an engineer and manager. He was a member of The Chapel.
He is survived by his wife, Diane S. (Buesking) Collins of Fort Wayne; sons, Brad (Sheila) Collins, Jack (Cyndi) Collins, and Gary (Elaine) Collins, all of Fort Wayne; step sons Jeff (Kate) Simpson of Leo and Brian (Angie) Simpson of Potterville, Michigan; six grandchildren; five step grandchildren and one great grandson.
Services will be on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Visitation will be on Friday, October 21, 2011 from 4 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Prairie grove Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to The Chapel, 2505 West Hamilton Road S, Fort Wayne, IN 46814. Please visit www.elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com to leave on line condolences.