Timothy "Tim" Ralph Collins

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  • Name: Timothy "Tim" Ralph Collins
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 25, 1955
  • Date of Death: May 7, 2004 (48 years old)
  • Parents: Donald Collins and Doris (McNeil) Collins
  • High School and Class: 1973 - Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: SP 4 (Specialist 4)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: October 7, 1975 (Enlistment Date))
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  • Date of Discharge: October 6, 1979 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Tim proudly served in the United States Army from 1975 until 1979.

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  • Civilian Life:
    Tim was a member of the local Disabled Veterans Chapter 13 where he served as honor guard.

    His pursuit of happiness was traveling, preferably on his motorcycle.

    He is survived by his wife and best friend of 22 years, Lynn (Harapat); his mother, Doris; two brothers, Barry and John (Julie); and one sister, Jackie (Brad) Ploof.

    He is preceded in death by his father, Donald.

    Tim died suddenly at his home in Goodland, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-A-38-0-1)

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