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Helen M. Collins

Helen M. Collins Helen M. Collins

Helen Marie Seipel Collins, 90, Long Beach, Wash., died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Lanesville.
Born Dec. 19, 1927, in Harrison County, she was the daughter of the late Burrel and Annie Laurie Liebert Seipel.
She was a nurse by profession and a member of the St. Mary Parish in Sea View, Wash., and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Collins; a brother, Eldon Seipel; and a niece, Teresa Seipel.
Survivors include a brother, Dr. Stanley Seipel (Joan) of Lanesville; five nieces, Ann Hudgins, Mary Seipel, Helen Lhotka, Jane Seipel and Martha Wingate; two nephews, Dr. Joseph Seipel and Brother Brendan John Seipel, OSB; six great-nieces; six great-nephews; and two great-great-nieces.
Visitation: Friday, Feb. 2, from 1 to 8 p.m., with a rosary at 7:30, and Saturday, Feb. 3, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, Feb. 3, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts to St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities, 702 E. Market St., New Albany, IN 47150.

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