Name: Edwin William Collins
From: The Boonville Standard, Boonville, Indiana
Date: Friday, September 25, 1936
Edward [sic] Collins, 36, a well known resident
of this city, died shortly after 5 o'clock Wednesday evening at St. Mary's
Hospital in Evansville, where he had been a patient three different times since
August 4. Death was due to complications from an infected finger.
Mr. Collins was a valuable employee of Derr Brothers Bottling Works, where had been an associate for the past twenty years. He was well liked by his employers and those associated with him in his work and was popular with a large group of other friends.
He leaves his mother, Mrs. Sadie Collins, and a brother Charlie Collins, both of this city.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock this Friday afternoon at the home on south Fourth street with Rev. F. H. Heidelberg of the Hemenway Memorial Church in charge. Burial will be in Maple Grove cemetery. The bearers will be the following young men from the Bottling Works: Hobart Simpson, Sheldon Fisher, Ralph Broshears, Charles Broshears, Kermit Youngblood and James Derr.