Susie Collins, 67, of Gothenburg, died Aug. 20, 2020, at the Hospice House in Lincoln. Susan Kay (Davenport) Collins was born on Feb. 16, 1953, to Merle and Elinor “Sally” (Small) Davenport in Holdrege. She was the next of six kids. Susie grew up on a dairy farm and experienced a mother who lovingly sewed stunning clothes for her. She often mentioned while she was expanding up, “I could not hold out to have store-acquired ice cream, not from the dairy, and retailer-purchased clothing, not from my mother.” She reported she later recognized she experienced the very best ice cream and custom made outfits and she so appreciated them each. She graduated from Orleans Substantial School. Susie married David W. Collins on May well 29, 1971. That working day commenced a 49-12 months relationship that was the “main study course” of her lifestyle. The union developed two small children, Lisa and Tony, and their spouses, who she beloved like her personal, Dan and Andrea. She was rewarded the past 22 a long time with six grandkids, who absolutely everyone realized had been the satisfaction of her existence, Peyton, Libby, and Parker Bash and Hunter, Hyatt and Kaytra Collins. “Nana”, as she was regarded, was so interested in the every day lifetime of her family members, that we all held back aspects understanding that any one in contact with Nana would have to hear about our life! Due to the fact of this, we realized how considerably we have been loved. Susie was educated as a nurse. She worked for 5 years on the night time change as a nurse and then found other get the job done that was easier on her relatives. She started off Principal Training course Catering in 1999. When she maintained a successful organization and produced lots of, many pals alongside the way, the greatest element of her time as a caterer was serving other people with “her ladies” who worked with her. They laughed a great deal, cried some, and were all entertained seeing Dave and Susie banter with gusto. Susie enjoyed drives with Dave, cooking, setting gorgeous tables, decorating the church, her home and her kids’ properties for seasons and holiday seasons. She loved church choir, PEO, birthday club situations, purchasing at Chico’s, espresso with buddies, playful jesting with the grandkids, chastising Lisa and Andrea for utilizing paper plates at loved ones occasions and currently being at minimum 30 minutes early to everything! We have wonderful solace and peace realizing that some of her past words and phrases ended up, “Hurry, hurry, hurry, Jesus ….. beautiful!” We do not doubt that she appreciated the “dessert program” first in heaven. Susie was preceded in loss of life by her dad and mom and mom-in-law, Virginia Collins of Orleans. She is leaving at the rear of a family members who will miss her like ridiculous together with her husband, Dave, who loved her improved than any person could to the really stop daughter, Lisa (Dan) Bash of Lincoln and grandchildren Peyton, Libby and Parker Bash son, Tony (Andrea Sokol) Collins of Ayr and grandchildren Hunter, Hyatt and Kaytra Collins sisters, Barb (Don) Overleese of Franklin, Ella (Alan) Porter of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Connie (Monthly bill) Horwart of Stamford brothers, David Davenport of Orleans and Jeff (Donita) Davenport of Fairfax Station, Virginia. father-in-regulation, Neil Collins of Orleans sister-in-legislation, Deb (Duane) Vorderstrasse of Hebron brother-in-regulation, Doug (Barb) Collins of Bellevue, Iowa and a lot of nieces, nephews and pals. Memorials are suggested to the Initial Presbyterian Church, 1020 Lake Ave, PO Box 194, Gothenburg, NE 69138. On-line condolences may possibly be shared at blasestrauser.com. A celebration of life support and food will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, on the Initial Presbyterian Church back again lawn with the Rev. David Boyd officiating.