Mary Collins

October 19, 1945
April 14, 2024

Mary Jane Collins, 78, Green Bay, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 14, 2024, with family by her side. She was born October 19, 1945, in Green Bay, the daughter of the late Ralph and Mary (Nitka) Hansen. Mary graduated from Green Bay West High School. On July 19, 1969, Mary married Thomas Collins at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in Green Bay. Mary worked in customer service her whole career. She enjoyed her many lunches with her retired retail family, extended family, and her time with The Red Hats Society. She also enjoyed baking and traveling. Mary loved her family and absolutely adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Cindy Collins, Brenda (Paul) Hudson, Randy (Tina) Collins; grandchildren, Kayla (Steve) Annen, Tyler Collins, Skyler Hudson, Lauren and Landon Collins; great granddaughters, Addalyn Annen, Linsley Annen, and great-grandson, Bennett Annen.

In addition to her parents Mary was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Hansen and father and mother-in-law, Alvin and Marie Collins.

Visitation will be held on Friday April 19, 2024, at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., from 3:00 p.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 6:00 p.m. with Deacon Michael Dabeck officiating. Burial will be at Allouez Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy a memorial has been established. Online condolences may be expressed at

The family extends their sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Aurora Hospital Staff for the compassion and care given to Mary and her family.