age 61 of Great Lakes, passed away at his home on Thursday, June 19, 2014. He was born on October 12, 1952 to the union of Donald Raymond Collin and Ruth June nee Pingle in St. Paul, Minnesota. Richard attended Romeo High School in Romeo, Michigan class of 1970, and enlisted in the US Army in August of 1972. He retired a Sergeant First Class in August 1992, having served most of his career in Germany as a mail distributor. He then worked for Pitney Bowes & Hewett running the mail and distribution department.
Beloved husband of 42 years of Vicki nee Wells, who he married in Mt. Clements, Michigan on August 8, 1972. Loving father of Heather (Monte) Wedl of Hong Kong and the late Charadi Collin on July 25, 1993. Fond grandfather of Ava.Wedl. Dear brother of Janice (late Carl) Ratliff of Harrison Township, Michigan, and John (Karen) Robertson and David Robertson of Michigan.
Friends may call on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at the Seguin & Symonds Funeral Home, 858 Sheridan Road, Highwood, from 6:00 PM until time of services with military honors at 7:00 PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukemia Society of America are appreciated. (847) 432-3878