MADISON-Mary L. Collins, 83, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

She was born April 29, 1930 in Chicago, Ill to Walter and Alice (Granger) Robinson. Mary lived in Woodstock, Illinois for the majority of her life before moving to Madison, Wis. 22 years ago. She worked at Precision Twist in Crystal Lake for 30 years, IGA and A&P Grocery stores in Woodstock, and was a trusted and loved employee of Pierce's Little Store in Woodstock. She attended Luther Memorial Church in Madison. Mary was an avid bowler at Schwoegler's Lanes in Madison.

She is survived by her best friend and partner Bob Edwards; sisters Jane Fish, Judy Walters, and Marge Redding; Children Jean (Jerry) Krocke, Peg (Ken) Stubner, Susan (Gene) Hinderliter, Brion (Lynn), Candy (Wayne) Jones, and Pat J (Nicole); 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband Cecil Collins; brothers Walter, Phil, Guy and Louis Robinson; sisters Shirley Deaton, Betty Coss, and Alice Whiting.

A memorial gathering will be held at Schneider, Leucht, Merwin, & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, IL on Saturday February 15 from 10:00 am until the 1:00 pm memorial service.

A memorial service will be held at LUTHER MEMORIAL CHURCH, 1021 University Ave, Madison on Sunday February 16th at 12:30 pm.

Memorials may be made to the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center or Luther Memorial Church in Madison, Wis.