Photography

Karen K. Collins

November 16, 1939 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 82)

Obituary

Karen K. Collins of New Albany Ohio died Sunday September 18th, 2022. She was born on November 16th, 1939 to the late George and Helen (Shopbell) Kantzer. On June 12, 1960 she married Bruce Collins with whom she spent 62 wonderful years. A graduate of Timken Vocational High School in Canton Ohio, Karen received her undergraduate degree from Wittenberg University and her Master’s degree from Ohio State University. She taught 2nd grade at Maryland Avenue School in Bexley for 23 years and was beloved by many students. She is survived by her husband Bruce, daughters Jennifer Young (Tim) of Bexley, Kate Bauer (John) of Scottsdale AZ and Beth Lee (Rod) of State College, PA, grandchildren, Colin Young, Quinn Bauer, and Griffin and Meredith Lee, a sister, Linda Newman (Sandy) of Fargo ND, and nieces and nephews. Visiting hours Friday, September 23rd 2022 from 4 to 7 at Egan-Ryan Funeral Home, 403 E. Broad Street. A Funeral Service will take place at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1555 S. James Road, Columbus, where Karen was an active member for 57 years on Saturday September 24th 2022 at 10:00 am. with visitation beginning at 9:00 am. Burial to follow at Maplewood Cemetery.  

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Karen K. Collins, please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Karen

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Central Chapel

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


Services

Visitation
Friday
September 23, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Egan-Ryan Funeral Home
403 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Visitation
Saturday
September 24, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Redeemer Lutheran Church
1555 South James Road
Columbus, OH 43227

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 24, 2022

10:00 AM
Redeemer Lutheran Church
1555 South James Road
Columbus, OH 43227

© 2022 Egan-Ryan Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility