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Bobbette Lynn (Herkomer) Collins, 68, passed away at her home in Kokomo on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. She was born in Kokomo on Nov. 23, 1948, to the late Robert and Helen (Silvers) Herkomer.
Bobbette graduated from Kokomo High School in 1967, and then earned her associate degree in nursing from Indiana University Kokomo. She spent her career as a nurse at Howard Community Hospital for 32 years, retiring in 2009.
Bobbette was married to Monte Collins, and they later divorced. She loved spending time with her friends and family, and spoiling her grandchildren. She was also an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs.
Bobbette is survived by her son, Christopher (Holly) Collins; grandchildren, Ryan Collins and Camille Collins; nephew, Robert Needham; nieces, Kristi (Dave) Heller and Laurie Gutzwiller; friend, Jennie Hiland; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to her parents, Bobbette was preceded in death by her sister, Vickie D. Smith.
There will be a public visitation for Bobbette from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Oct. 2, at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home. A private funeral service for immediate family will follow.
Memorial contributions in Bobbette's name may be made to The American Cancer Society, The American Heart Association, or the Humane Society.
To leave an online condolence, please visit www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.
Published on October 1, 2017
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