Linda Joyce Collins
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Linda Joyce Collins
  • July 22, 1946 - December 2, 2017
  • La Porte, Texas

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Linda Joyce Collins, 71, of La Porte, Texas, passed away December 2nd, 2017. She was born in Houston, Texas on July 22, 1946 to Richard and Louise Mathisen. She spent 38 wonderful years married to her loving husband, James Collins. Linda had a passion for cooking and baking, she loved to spend time with her loved ones and was always there to lend a helping hand whenever it was needed. She had a soft spot for taking dogs in and she loved taking care of and spending time with her own five dogs; Sweetie Pie, Maddie, Marley, Misty, and Cookie. Linda was kind hearted, funny, and full of life.
She was preceded in death by her parents Richard and Louise Mathisen.
She is survived by her husband, James Collins; daughter, Traci Bernal and her husband Joe Bernal; son, Bryan Scott Rector and his wife Monique Rector; four grandchildren: Joey Bernal, Brianna Bernal, Sam Rector, and Jacquelyn Rector; sisters: Carolyn Olson, Joan Truelove, Debbie Cooper and husband Neal Cooper; and brother, Dennis Mathisen. She also is survived by numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews and many friends who loved her dearly.