Collins, Wilkie (Unknown - December 25, 1965)
WORD RECEIVED OF WILKIE
Unknown - January 13, 1966Mr. and Mrs. T.U. Slonaker received word last week of the death of Wilkie Collins, long-time resident of Lusk and Douglas, later moving to Van Nuys, Calif.
Wilkie, as all knew him suffered a stroke the early part of December, falling and breaking his hip. He was unconscious most of the time with three nurses attending him, until he passed away Christmas Day. He was 82 years and 4 months of age.
His wife, Mazie, preceded him in death two years ago New Year's Eve. They are survived by three children, William, unmarried and living at home; Jane Young, and Chaplin, both prominent lawyers of Los Angeles.
The Collins' lived and reared their children in the home now occupied by Lee and Edna Moore.