Collins Jr., Kenneth J., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away Friday, May 7, 2010 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Hospital. Age 75 years. Son of the late Kenneth and Ruth (Streeter) Collins, Sr., Kenneth was born October 4, 1934 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Cairl E. Modrall on April 14, 1956. She survives him. Ken was the Senior Vice President of Second national Bank for 33 years. He was a member of Kochville United Methodist Church. Ken was also a member of N.R.S of Saginaw, Board of Realtors, Michigan Mortgage Bankers, Home Builders Association, Lions Club and Board of P.R.I.D.E. of Saginaw, Treasurer of MDA for more than 20 years. He enjoyed traveling, camping, boating, family activities and winters in Florida. Surviving besides his wife Cairl are two sons, two daughters and their spouses, Ken and Betty Collins III, Freeland; Lori Pagano, Freeland; Kevin (Deven Graham) Collins , Gilford; Cari and Jeremy Schmidli, Fort Eustis, Virginia; 9 grandchildren, Aaron, Evan, Justin, Jessalyn, Trisha, Kevin, Kiley, Mackenzie, Madelynn ; one great-grandson, Colin; several nieces and nephews. Ken was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Collins and his sister, Margie Rupp. Funeral Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at Kochville United Methodist Church, 6030 Bay Road, Saginaw. Rev. Susan Bennett-Stiles will officiate. Honoring Mr. Collins wishes cremation will follow. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty) on Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday at Kochville United Methodist Church from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to MDA or American Cancer Society.