Norman R. Collins Sr., 84, passed away Sept. 13, 2013 after a battle with lymphoma cancer.

Collins was the son of Lydia and Raymond Collins of Detroit, Mich.

He married Dora Patterson of Guntersville, Ala. In 1951. Collins served in the U.S. Army for 21 years. He was wounded in Korea and received a Purple Heart.

The couple moved to Keizer in 1965. Collins served as a Marion County Deputy for 16 years before retiring.

Collins leaves Dora, his wife of 62 years; sons Norman Jr. (Lois) and Keith (Rose) and daughters Debi (Tom) and Sue (Mike).

Per Collins’ request, there are no services.