1945 - 2014
Karen Collins, 69, a gift from God, peacefully passed away at 11:50 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, in Redding, surrounded by her family.
Karen was born in 1945 in Berkeley, CA. She faithfully worked alongside her husband, Rich Collins, at Collins Insulation from 1981 until her retirement in 2011.
She was a talented artist and musician. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, whether baking with them, attending school functions or sporting events. She loved her family and grandchildren above all else. She had complete faith in Jesus Christ and lived by his word.
Karen is survived by her husband of 50 years, Richard Collins; children Kristine & Mike Callahan, Rich & Michele Collins; grandchildren Samuel Ornelas, Joseph Ornelas, Jake Collins, Paige Collins; sisters Linda & Reynold Obrestad, Lonna & Dave McGregor; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
A celebration of her life will immediately follow at Westside Church.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Karen Collins to Westside Church of Redding.