Joseph Dean Collins Jr.

Joseph Dean Collins Jr. of Waukesha passed away peacefully with his daughters at his side Sunday, April 22, 2012, at the age of 69.

He was the loving husband of the late Karen Jean (nee Vorlob); wonderful father of Jacki (Tim) Russell and Kristie (Joey) Wagner; and proud grampie of Scott, Brendt, Maddisynn Russell and Damien and Gabrielle Wagner. He is also survived by his dear friend, Bill Riemer, and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service Thursday, April 26, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Interment will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.