June 28, 2012
VERA YVONNE (MANKOPF) COLLINS
(5/11/1920 - 6/20/2012)
Vera Yvonne (Mankopf) Collins, daughter of Vance and Dama (Garrett) Mankopf, born on May 11, 1920, in Memphis, Missouri, passed away on June 20, 2012, at the age of 92 in Beaverton, Oregon.
She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Vito; sons Phillip (Laurie) and Mark (Becky); grandchildren Daniel, David (Stephanie), Heather, Peter (Sancheen); and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by granddaughter Michele (October 2000).
Yvonne was an only child, but was surrounded by family growing up with double cousins Alta Myers and Opal Kirkpatrick and their families. Yvonne was raised in Missouri. She and Vito lived in Orange, California raising their family and were members of St. John's Lutheran Church. They moved to Beaverton in recent years to be closer to their growing group of great grandchildren.
There was a private family service on Saturday June 23, 2012. The family requests donations to the American Cancer Society via http://main.acsevents/org/goto/Yvonne.Collins in lieu of flowers or other gifts.