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Al Collins

Al Collins, age 83, husband of JoAnn, of Winthrop passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at Glencoe Regional Health in Glencoe. Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 11:00 a.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 10, 2022, from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Clergy officiating Pastor Erik Karlson. Organist Erik Larson. Soloist Allen Carlson. Congregational hymn “Amazing Grace”, and “The Old Rugged Cross.” Honorary casket bearers grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Casket bearers Ben Jacobson, Jeremy Lederle, Beau Jacobson, Tony Lederle, Charlie Schiller, and Jeff Gibbins. Al is survived by his: wife, JoAnn Collins of Winthrop, MN; children, Charlie (Dona) Collins of Glencoe, MN, Debra (Charlie) Schiller of Brownton, MN, Barbara (Ben) Jacobson of Winthrop, MN, Lori Stephens (Jeff Gibbins) of Edgerton, MO, and Angela (Jeremy) Lederle of Jordan, MN; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Al was preceded in death by his parents, Charley and Pearl Collins; father-in-law and mother-in-law, August and Blandina Lindstand; brothers, Ray Collins, Loyd and Freda Collins, Robert and Nancy Collins, Frank and Bessie Collins; sisters, Mabel and Edward Rittig, Myrtle and Grady Micheal, Fay and Roy Rittig, Kathern Collins. Al Collins was born May 28, 1938, in Beebe, Arkansas. He was the son of Charley and Pearl (Barnett) Collins. He was baptized at age 12 in Beebe, Arkansas. On April 30, 1960, Al was united in marriage to JoAnn Lindstrand at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop, Minnesota. After they were married they lived in Illinois for a few years until moving back to Winthrop, Minnesota. They were blessed with five children. They were able to celebrate 62 years of marriage. Al enjoyed many things in life from traveling to see family, farming, milking cows, and mowing the yard. Al enjoyed mostly being with his family and enjoying special events with them. Arrangements by Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop, Minnesota. Online obituaries and guest book available at www.hantge.com<http://www.hantge.com/>

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