STERLING – Theresa M. Collins, 50, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, in her home after an illness.
Theresa had been employed as the office manager for D&W Heating and Cooling in Rock Falls for several years.
Theresa was born Feb. 11, 1963 in Sterling, the daughter of Donald and Delores (McLaughlin) Whitlock. She married David Collins on Dec. 21, 1984 in Rock Falls. He survives.
She is also survived by one son, Nigel (Cathryn) Collins of Rock Falls, her mother, Delores Whitlock of Sterling; two sisters, Lou Ann Norman of Honolulu and Sherri (Peter) Ackley of Sterling; two nieces and four nephews.
Theresa was preceded in death by her father, Donald Whitlock, and one brother, Donald Whitlock Jr.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m.Tuesday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. Funeral services will at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Dalmus Meeks, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park.
A memorial has been established. Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to post condolences.