Mary Katherine Collins, 82, of DeGraff, passed away on Monday, February 25, 2013, at 1:54p.m. surrounded by her loved ones at Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine.
She was born on September 20, 1930, in Troy, Ohio, a daughter of the late Michael and Orpha Ora Clawson Catalano.
On March 6, 1947 she married Blane J. Collins in Troy, Ohio and he preceded her in death on May 18, 1997.
Survivors include a son, Blain E. (Sara) Collins of DeGraff; and two daughters, Sharon (Jim) Bell of Black, Missouri and Susan (Lynn) Niswonger of DeGraff; grandchildren, Skip Collins of Troy, Jamie Bell of St. Louis, Missouri, Andrea Burk of DeGraff, and Micah Niswonger of DeGraff; great grandchildren, Caylib Collins, Kierra Collins, Kaden Burk, Samantha Niswonger and Myles Burk, along with several other step grandchildren.
She will be remembered as a loving and wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.
The family will be doing a service at a later time at their convenience.