Veda Rose Collins, 85, of Metropolis, passed away at 8:17 p.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at her home with her loving family by her side.
Rose was born September 7, 1931 in Vienna Illinois. She was a member of the St. Luke Lutheran Church in Olmsted. Rose had retired as a satellite engineer for Hughes Aircraft in El Segundo, California.
Rose is survived by one daughter, Andrea Austin of Benton, Kentucky; two sons, Danial Schnelle of Terril, Iowa and Steven Schnelle of Metropolis; four grandchildren, Shane Story, Danial and Savannah Austin and Armin Schnelle, a very special friend, Virgil Thomas of Metropolis.
Rose was preceded in death by her parents Oscar and Theo B Mitchell Gurly; two brothers, Oscar and George Gurley.
Memorial Services honoring Veda Rose Collins will be at 12:00p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak. Reverend Alan Milligan will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. till the service hour of 12:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
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