Linda A. Collins (nee Berens)
Beloved wife for 29 years of Gary Collins. Loving mother of Molly Collins. Survived by her parents, Ralph and Patricia Berens (nee Korte) and her siblings: Steve Berens, Susan Berens (Rich Ausdenmore), Dave (Cindy) Berens, Kathy (Tim) Schloemer, and Scott Berens. Sister-in-law to Tracy (nee Collins) and Howard Hughes; and Mary (nee Collins) and Bob Johnson.
Loving Aunt Linda to Kevin, Sean, Mark (Kali), William and Ryli, Alex, Katie, Elissa, Justin, Hailey, Kelsea (Blake), Alaina, Addison, Jessica, Ashley, Carly, Noah, Simon, Howie, Henry, Harry, Josie, Betsy, and Mattie.
Linda graduated from Mercy high school in 1986. She worked for several years for Family Dental, before spending over a decade working for U. S. Financial Life. After leaving U. S. Financial, Linda provided childcare and nurtured many nieces and nephews.
Linda was an avid sports fan. She had season tickets to University of Cincinnati Football, but her favorite activity was spending time with her family, baking sweets for others, hiking to watch wildlife, and dancing at garage parties. Linda was an animal lover and Barry Manilow fan. Her pets will miss her.
In Lieu of flowers send donations to Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens or the Oxbow Inc. Nature Conservancy.
Passed away Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 55 years of age.
Visitation at St. Teresa: 1175 Overlook Avenue on Saturday from 11:30 AM until time of Mass of Christian burial at 12:30 PM.