Gertrude Mae (London) Collins

November 3, 1942 ~ January 7, 2021 (age 78)


Gertrude M. Collins
Howell, Michigan

Her Legacy…Gertrude M. Collins, 78, passed away, January 7, 2021 at home surrounded by family.  Gertrude was born in Ann Arbor, MI on November 3, 1942 to Arthur and Bessie (Combs) London.  Gertrude married the love of her life, Charles Collins on October 12, 1959.  Gertrude  enjoyed bingo and going to the casino, watching the Red Wings and the Bachelor and Bachlorette.  Her greatest joy was her family and she loved spending time with them.  She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.

Her Family…Gertrude will be missed by her husband, Charles; children, Rhonda, Thomas (Cindy), Ron (Jodi), and Dave (Kristin); 23 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and sisters, Elsie, Janice, Margie, Jackie, Ginny, and sister in law, Laurie; and son in law, Ted.  She is preceded in death by her son Chuck, daughter Tina, and her parents.

Her Farewell…Gertrude’s family will gather privately.  Memorial contributions are suggested to the family for future designation.  Please leave a message of comfort to Gertrude’s family by calling 877.231.7900 or sign her guestbook at

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Private Family Farewell

Borek Jennings - Lamb Chapel, Howell
312 South Michigan Avenue
Howell, MI 48843