Date of Death
June 14, 2012
Place of Death
Three Rivers, Michigan
Family will receive friends from 1:00p.m. until time of services at 2:30p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Hohner Funeral Home with Pastor Larry McKay officiating.
Interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Three Rivers, Mi.
Aletha May Collins, age 93, of Three Rivers passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Heartland Healthcare Center. She was born May 24, 1919 in Dundee, Michigan the daughter of John C. and Caroline H. (Libstaff)Norman.
Aletha was a graduate of Dundee High School. She was employed at Xerox Corporation for numerous years, where she met her husband, Homer N. Collins. They married on November 29, 1972 in Dundee, MI., and moved to Three Rivers in 1980 where she volunteered at Heartland Healthcare Center painting shirts and organizing activities for residents. She was an active member of the Spirit of Truth Church in Three Rivers. Aletha loved to spend time fishing with her husband, crocheting, and her beloved dog and cat.
Aletha was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Judy Irish; son, Wayne Irish, two brothers, Wayne and Elsie Norman.
Aletha leaves to cherish her loving memory, her husband of thirty-nine years, Homer N. Collins of Three Rivers; daughter, Debbie(Gary) Malinowski, of Florida; son, Kim Chapman of Florida; stepchildren, Jeff, Tom, and Danielle Collins; grandchildren, Melissa and Austin Malinowski, both of Florida; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Memorials may be directed to the Spirit of Truth Church or the Animal Rescue Fund. Envelopes available at the funeral home.