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Eldra Dean Collins

November 4, 1938 — September 24, 2020

Eldra Dean Collins, 82 of Somerset passed away on Thursday September 24, 2020 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

He was born on November 4, 1938 in Ypsilanti, MI; son of the late Olin & Carrie Coffey Collins. He was a member of Parkers Mill Baptist Church.

He is survived by his sister, Joyce Guenther of Saline, MI; three nieces, Debbie & (Mark) Austin of Williamston, MI., Dori & (Cliff) Blackford of Addison, MI., Jeanette & (Jim) Schneider of Tecumseh, MI.; two nephews, Larry & (Kathy) Guenther of Deerfield, MI., and John Sackreiter; former brother-in-law, Doug Ruttkufsky; and ten great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Janice Ruttkufsky, and a brother-in-law, Roland Guenther.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Parkers Mill Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be held at 7 PM Friday, September 25, 2020 at the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Darry Hatfield officiating.

Visitation will be after 6 PM Friday until time for services.

A graveside committal service will be held at 10 AM Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at: [email protected]

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.


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