James Russell Collins
February 22, 1940 - December 28, 2014
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James Russell Collins, age 74, of Appleton, passed away peacefully on December 28, 2014 at Cherry Meadows. James was born on February 22, 1940 to the late Russell and Eleanor (Marx) Collins. James proudly served his country as a member of the United State Army from 1957-1960. James is survived by his son Anthony Collins,…

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Shawn Medina left a message on January 27, 2015:

Thank you all for your condolences..I am one of James' step daughters and please accept my condolences to you as well. You have lost alot also and like one had said, I too am sorry he missed out on so many peoples lives including my 2 children. May he rest in peace now. And I hope you can find forgiveness in your heart for him, for it is only hurting you in the long run, trust me I know! I had to forgive alot and I am a better person because of it. If you would like to talk, please don't hesitate to look me up on fb or you can email me and I will gladly talk to you. Thank you again.

Victoria Schroeder left a message on January 27, 2015:

Thank you Lynn... I am Jim's oldest daughter, Victoria. I know now that my dad did care about us and now have some closure. Rest in peace Dad!

Micele Havel left a message on January 23, 2015:

Hi Lynn... I am Jim's youngest daughter Michele. I just wanted to thank you for the information about my dad, I can have a peace of mind and some closure knowing he really did care about us. Rest in peace dad.

Lynn Kiser left a message on January 16, 2015:

I am Jim\'s cousin. I used to babysit for him when he lived on Atlantic Street. I am sorry that he lost his way and missed out on the lives of his first family.
I know from talking to him at my Mom\'s, his Aunt Rosemary, funeral that he did regret that. May he rest in peace.

Michele Havel left a message on January 12, 2015:

My name is Michele Havel (Collins). I am the biological daughter of James R. Collins. I want to give my sympathies to the families affected and sorry for your loss. I never got the opportunity to get to know my father but here is my chance to say good-bye.

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Victoria Schroeder left a message on January 12, 2015:

I am one of the biological daughters of James Collins's and my name is Victoria Schroeder (Collins). I would like to express my sympathies to the Collins family for their loss. I wish to say Goodbye to a father and grandfather I and my sons never got the opportunity to know.

Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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