Mary E. Collison


Birth: September 1st, 1947
Death: October 24th, 2017
Age: 70 years
Residence:Houghton Lake, Michigan
Previous Residence(s):Saginaw, Michigan
High School:Arthur Hill High School - 1968
Survived By: her husband, Robert M. Collison and a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Holly Collison, Traverse City, MI; a grandson, Ethen; two brothers, one sister and their spouses, Robert and Nancy Kaufman; Kay and Bruce Lassila; Jim and Renee Kaufman; several nieces and nephews.
Affiliations: St. John Lutheran Church, Houghton Lake, MIchigan

Mary E. Collison

Houghton Lake, Michigan

Formerly of Saginaw

    Passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017.  Age 70 years.

    The daughter of the late George and Lenore (Mocny) Kaufman was born September 1, 1947 in Saginaw, Michigan.  She married Robert M. Collison, August 24, 1968. He survives her.  Mary was a graduate of Arthur Hill High School, Class of 1965. She had been employed by St. Luke’s Hospital, the Wickes Corporation and the City of Saginaw. She had been a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church, Saginaw and currently a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Houghton Lake and its Altar Guild. She was a member of the Houghton Lake Red Hat club and enjoyed gardening, sewing and upholstering.  Mary and Bob spent their winters in Orange Beach, Alabama.

     Surviving besides her husband are a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Holly Collison, Traverse City, MI; a grandson, Ethen; two brothers, one sister and their spouses, Robert and Nancy Kaufman; Kay and Bruce Lassila; Jim and Renee Kaufman; several nieces and nephews.

     The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 27, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Church, 2888 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI  48629.  Pastor William Winter will

Officiate.  Friends may call at the Church from 10:00 a.m. Friday until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the charity of their choice.

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