May 7, 1956 - January 12, 2022
Denise Marie Collins, age 65, passed away on Wednesday, January 12th, 2022. She was born on May 7, 1956, to Robert and Doris (Erickson) Laban in Muskegon. On September 7th, 1986, she married the love of her life, Thomas W. Collins and they cherished 34 years together until his passing in April of 2021. Denise worked in the automotive manufacturing field until 2008, when she became disabled due to a back injury at work. She loved being a grandmother and adored her animals Maddie, Frankie, and Autilla. Denise had been very active in Beachbody Coaching for the past several years and made lots of friendships. She was an inspiration to everyone who she crossed paths with. No matter the struggles put in front of her, she always found a way to rise up above it and keep pushing forward. She was always trying to better her health so that she could be around to meet her great grandchildren. Denise is survived by her brothers, David (Brenda) Laban, and twin Donald Laban; son, Micah Gager; daughter, Cassie Collins; stepson Andrew (Brenda) Collins; 6 grandchildren, Noah, Alannah, Kameron, AJ, Amaya and Malia. Denise was preceded in death by her loving husband, Tom Collins, and her parents, Robert and Doris Laban. A FUNERAL SERVICE for Denise will take place On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at Life Change Church (3084 Whitehall Rd.) at 11:00 AM with VISITATION taking place one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place in Egelston Township Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to The Lee Chapel of The Sytsema Funeral & Cremation Services, 6291 S. Harvey St. Norton Shores, MI 49444. Feel free to sign the family’s online guestbook and share a memory at www.sytsemafh.com.
Denise Marie Collins, age 65, passed away on Wednesday, January 12th, 2022. She was born on May 7, 1956, to Robert and Doris (Erickson) Laban in Muskegon. On September 7th, 1986, she married the love of her life, Thomas W. Collins and they cherished... View Obituary & Service Information
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