Michael  Collins's Memorial

Michael Collins
(1942 - 2011)

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General Details

Name: Mr Michael Collins
Nick Name: Mike
Gender: Male
Age: 68 years old
Lived: Monday, 8 June 1942 - Thursday, 19 May 2011

My Story

Birth:  Jun. 8, 1942
Safford
Graham County
Arizona, USA
Death:  May 19, 2011
Wickenburg
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Mike was born on June 8, 1942, to Walter William and Eunice Isabelle Collins. He grew up in Safford, Ariz., and attended Eastern Arizona College after graduating high school. He also served in the National Guard before marrying Barbara Ann Collins of Benson, Ariz. in 1965. They relocated to Wickenburg in 1970. He was the former owner of Wickenburg Tire Co. and a local gas station before retiring in 2008. Mike was a member of the Wickenburg Elks Lodge 2160.

He enjoyed hunting, exploring the desert, cooking and gardening. He was well known for his kindness to others and loved helping people out. Everyone was welcome at his home and faults were always overlooked by him.

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Stone Memorial Tribute
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Michael Another year gone by. Your BD is just around the corner. Not a day goes by that I don't think/talk to yo...
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Happy BD2nd one without you. I'm totally lost. I miss you with all my heart. Luv ya kiddo, and always will-
Song Dedication Memorial Tribute
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Song Name: Evergreen
Artist: Barbara Streisand
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Michael, This was and is our song-we did have a special relationship. I m...
Heart Memorial Tribute
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Michael, Each day my heart breaks for you. You were truly my haven, and my dearest friend. Your ever- gentle way...
Stone Memorial Tribute
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Michael, I am lost without you. You were my haven. Not a day goes by that I miss you. If only I could see you s...
Candle Memorial Tribute
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Happy birthday Michael. You are ever gentle on my mind. Luv ya sweetie
Heart Memorial Tribute
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You were my soulmate. You will live in my heart forever. With all my love

Biography

Fathers Name: Walter William Collins
Mothers Name: Eunice Isabelle Collins
Children's Names: Christoper, Michelle, Rebecca
Siblings Names: Walter Collins, Phillip L. Collins, Colleen Newton,
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Wickenburg, AZ
Occupation: Self-Employment
Marital Status: Single
Religion: Other

Interests

Favourite Sport: Basketball
Favourite Team: Phoenix Suns
Favourite Book: All Westerns
Favourite Movie: Westerns - John Wayne
Favourite Music Genre: Other
Favourite Artist: n/a
Favourite Charity: n/a
Other Interests:
Hunting, horse racing, golf

Passing

Place of Passing: Home - Wickenburg AZ
Date of Passing: 19 May 2011
Cause of Passing: Cancer
Type of Funeral: Cremation
Place of Burial: n/a
Plot Number: n/a
Funeral Director: David's Desert Chapel Funeral Home.
Funeral Location: Wickenburg, AZ
Funeral Date: 28 May 2011
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