ROCKWELL CITY - John William Collins 79, passed away Friday, December 14, 2012 at his home, following his battle with cancer. Funeral services will be 10:30 Tuesday, Dec. 18, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Father Brian Danner officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be at St. Francis Cemetery, with Military Rites conducted by the Rockwell City Veterans Organization. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, with a Parish Rosary at 4:30 p.m. and a Vigil for the deceased at 6:30 p.m. In Lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Iowa Hospice.