Ellen E. Collins, age 94, a resident of Indianola since the 1990’s, passed away early Wednesday morning , September 26, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and had been a long time member of the Indianola Senior Center. Ellen was preceded in death by her life partner, Gene Gordan; sisters, Wilma Wymer and Ruth Siegenthaler; brother, Miles Collins. Surviving is her sister Beulah Schaefer of Indianola and several nieces and nephews. Friends and family visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2012, followed by funeral services at 10:30 a.m. at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola. Burial will be in St. Marys Cemetery, Lacona, Iowa.
Memorials in her memory will be directed to the American Heart Association. On line condolences can be made to www.petersonfunerals.comInformation provided by: Peterson Funeral Home 602 E. Salem Indianola, IA 50125 http://www.petersonfunerals.com