Welcome to the memorial page for

Michael F. Collins

May 11, 1958 ~ August 27, 2017 (age 59)

VAN WERT, Ohio – Michael F. Collins, 59, of Van Wert died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at Van Wert County Hospital.

He was born May 11, 1958 in Van Wert to G. Fred Collins who is deceased and Wileta (Girod) Collins who survives in Van Wert.

Michael is also survived by his fiance Laurie Bergman of Van Wert; his daughter Sheila (Tyler Kreischer) Collins of Van Wert; brothers, Bill (Leslie) Collins of Van Wert and Shawne (Susan Fisher) Collins of Van Wert; sisters, Teresa (Roger) Rhodes of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Leta (Ed) Feasby of Convoy; and one grandchild, Jack Michael Kreischer.

Michael was a lifetime farmer. He was a member of the Van Wert Elks and Celina Moose. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his grandson Jack. He was a great friend to many and enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson.

Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 at Lifehouse Church, Van Wert, Ohio with Rev. Matt Braun officiating. Burial will be at Mohr Cemetery in Van Wert.

Preferred memorials are to Lincolnview FFA.

Michael F. Collins Memorial Folder

 Service Information

August 31, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory
722 S Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
September 1, 2017

10:30 AM
Lifehouse Church
Corner of Fox Rd. and Westwood Dr.
Van Wert, OH 45891

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