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Obituary: Joyce M. Collins

August 20, 1939 – July 16, 2023

Joyce M. Collins, nee Schroeder, age 83, of South Holland, IL, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 16, 2023. Loving wife of the late Rev. Robert H. Collins. Mother of Christy (Will) Anderson; step-mother of R. Andrew Collins and Pamela (Rimas Orentas) Collins. Proud grandmother of one. Dearest sister of the late Victor Schroeder, Wayne (Norma Jean) Schroeder, Marilyn Schroeder, and Roger Schroeder. Preceded in death by her parents Herbert and Amanda Schroeder. Kind aunt of many nieces and nephews. Joyce was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

A Memorial Service will follow at a date to be determined at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hammond, IN.

Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane (Rt.30/Pleasant Springs Ln.), Dyer, IN.

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Smits Funeral Homes
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