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Kelly Collins

November 15, 1974 - December 15, 2012
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 Kelly Michelle Ryan-Collins, 38, of East Peoria, passed away unexpectedly at 7:12 a.m., Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Methodist Medical Center.   She was born November 15, 1974 in Omaha, NE to Sherry Roots.  She married David Ryan on August 24, 1996.  He passed away in 2008.  She later married David Collins on October 23, 2010 in East Peoria.  He survives.   Also surviving are her children Rachael, 19, Rebecca, 15, and Carolyn Ryan,13,all of East Peoria; one step-son Alex Collins,13, of Bartonville; her mother Sherry Roots of West Peoria; grandmother Betty Parchmen of East Peoria; one sister Tracy...

 Kelly Michelle Ryan-Collins, 38, of East Peoria, passed away unexpectedly at 7:12 a.m., Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Methodist Medical Center.

  She was born November 15, 1974 in Omaha, NE to Sherry Roots.  She married David Ryan on August 24, 1996.  He passed away in 2008.  She later married David Collins on October 23, 2010 in East Peoria.  He survives.

  Also surviving are her children Rachael, 19, Rebecca, 15, and Carolyn Ryan,13,all of East Peoria; one step-son Alex Collins,13, of Bartonville; her mother Sherry Roots of West Peoria; grandmother Betty Parchmen of East Peoria; one sister Tracy Roots of West Peoria; one brother Randy Roots of West Peoria, along with four nieces and two nephews.

  Kelly attended Illinois Central College and Bradley University and earned her B.S. in accounting from the University of Illinois at Springfield.  She was a Girl Scout leader and volunteered at many school events at Armstrong and Bolin Elementary Schools.

  She worked for Illinois Machine and Tool Works for 16 years as an accountant.  She was last employed with Quality Metal Products in the computer information systems department.

  Kelly was a member of the Fondulac Congregational Church in East Peoria.

  A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Remmert Funeral Home.  Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.  Cremation will be accorded.

  Memorials may be made to the .

  Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.remmertfuneralhome.com.

"Dear Sherry, and family. I am so very sorry for the pain you are all going through right now. My deepest sympathy and prayers, Laurie Feger" Laurie Feger (Delavan, IL)

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