Lifetime North Fork area resident Wanda Collins died Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Paonia Care Center in Paonia. She was 84.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Collins was born in Paonia Aug. 12, 1931, to Israel and Thelma (Crisler) Ankenman. She spent her childhood in Crawford and graduated from Crawford High School in 1949.
On Nov. 17, 1949, she married Oscar Collins in Delta.
Mrs. Collins helped her husband on the farm. She was active in clubs in her younger years. She enjoyed playing the piano, doing word search puzzles and watching Food Network and old westerns.
She is survived by her children, Clyde (Martha) Collins of McArthur, Calif., Frank (Rena) Collins and Kathy (Jerre) Little, all of Crawford; six grandsons; and six great-grandchildren with two on the way.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar; and her brother, Edward Ankenman.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.com.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.