Darryl L. Collins

SHAWNEE, Kan. – Darryl L. Collins of Shawnee, Kan., passed away at his home following an illness on Aug. 9. Mr. Collins was born March 15 in Detroit. He and his wife Donna have made Shawnee their home since 1984.

Mr. Collins was originally from Escanaba. He served our country proudly as a United States Marine. He is survived by his wife, Donna of Shawnee, Kan, three daughters, 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, four brothers, and one sister.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roland and Ingrid Collins of Michigan; and three brothers. Final arrangements are being handled by Porter Funeral Home of Lenexa, Kan. A visitation with Darryl’s family will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, followed by a memorial service to celebrate his life at Antioch Church in Shawnee, Kan., their church home.

In lieu of flowers, friends and family may contribute to a memorial fund at the service to assist with Darryl’s final expenses.