Thea Collins, 74, of Levelland passed from this life on October 10, 2020. There are no services scheduled at this time.
She was born May 14, 1946 in Esslingen, Germany to Christoph and Gertrude Gunther. Thea met her ex-husband and father of her children, Darrel Collins, in Germany and moved to the United States in 1966. She was a homemaker, nurse’s aide, cook and hotel clerk while raising her children in Adrian, Texas.
Thea met her long-time partner, Eulogio “Coco” Castillo after divorcing in the late 1980s and moved to Levelland shortly thereafter. She and Coco owned a trucking company and traveled throughout the United States and Canada for over 25 years before retiring. Thea enjoyed doing handwork such as embroidery, knitting and crochet and was a talented seamstress.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Christoph and Gertrude Gunther; and son, Bryan Collins.
Thea is survived by her partner, Eulogio “Coco” Castillo; son, Steven Collins; daughters, Christine Collins and MaryLee Castillo; and granddaughter, Madie Castillo.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Krestridge Funeral Home. (806) 897-1111
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