Margareta Collins, age 90 of Oswego, IL passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 10, 2023 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. She was born on February 19, 1932 in Rajka, Hungary, the daughter of Paul and Theresa (Thullner) Stampfel.
Margareta was united in marriage to her former husband, Vendel Decsi, the father of her daughters, Margaret and Ethel “Eddie” Decsi. She was later united in marriage to Russell Collins, the father of her son, Rusty Collins. Mrs. Collins was a parishioner of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Aurora, IL. She and husband, Russ, enjoyed traveling extensively throughout Europe. Margareta was a talented seamstress by profession and, given some fabric or a skein of yarn, she would also lovingly create beautiful items for family and friends.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt who will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Margareta is survived by her children, Margaret Caho of Oswego, IL, Ethel “Eddie” (Robert) Buscher of Carlsbad, CA and Rusty (Ronessa) Collins of Gibraltar, MI; her grandchildren, Eric (Julie Miller) Caho of Yorkville, IL, Heidi (Chris) Meyers of Yorkville, IL, Amanda (Jeffrey) Sexton of Plano, IL, Bryce Buscher of Boston, MA, Preston Buscher of Carlsbad, CA, Riley, Reese and Reanna Collins of Gibraltar, MI; her 9 great-grandchildren; her brother, Ludwig (Ute) Stampfel of Lindau, Germany; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Theresa Stampfel; her husband, Russell Collins; and her brother and his wife, Johann and Laura Stampfel.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at St. Anne Catholic Church, 551 Boulder Hill Pass, Oswego, IL. Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Aurora, IL.
Friends may visit from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at the Nelson Funeral Home, 1617 North Bridge Street, Yorkville, IL.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or (630) 553-7611.