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133 E. Orchard Street
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Delton, MI 49046
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Mary E.

June 12, 1929 – November 3, 2018

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Obituary for Mary E. Collum

Kalamazoo, formerly of Hickory Corners

Mary Edna Collum, age 89, passed away November 3, 2018 at Plainwell Pines. Mary was born June 12, 1929 in Grand Rapids the daughter of Leon and Bessie (Burkert) Winslow. At the age of five, Mary’s family moved to Barry County and she has lived in the Delton and Hickory Corners areas ever since. Mary attended Hickory Corners Wesleyan Church and was a member of Disabled Veterans Auxiliary 1. She enjoyed reading books and magazines, especially cookbooks. For Mary, happiness came from being a wife, mother, and grandmother. On April 21, 1951, in Angola, Indiana, she married the love her life, Charles Collum, and he preceded her in death on June 13, 2013. Mary is survived by a son: Michael Collum, daughters: Barbara Osborn and Beth (Michael) Purcell, three grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, a sister: Joyce Throckmorton, and several nieces and nephews. Mary was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother: Charles Winslow, and a sister: Karen Canfield. Charles and Mary’s family will receive friends Thursday, 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Williams-Gores funeral home where a service for both of them will be conducted at 7:00 PM, Pastor Dennis VeenKant, officiating. Private interment will take place in East Hickory Corners Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Disabled American Veterans will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for the Collum family.

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When Thursday, November 8th, 2018 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Williams-Gores Funeral Home
Delton, MI 49046

Service Information

Thursday, November 8th, 2018 7:00pm
Williams-Gores Funeral Home
Delton, MI 49046

Interment Information

East Hickory Corners Cemetery
Hickory Road
Hickory Corners, MI 49060