Charles Michael Collins, Age :73
Dec 22,1946---Jun 12,2020

Charles Michael Collins, of Shawnee, Kansas died June 12 , 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri. Mike was born in Kansas City, Kansas on December 22, 1946 to John and Mary Collins. He attended Bishop Ward High School and attended Central Missouri State in Warrensburg before being drafted into the US Army. Mike was stationed in Ft. Meade, Maryland, where he was with the Army Security Agency. After returning to Kansas City he graduated from Central Missouri State with a degree in Speech. Mike’s 39 year career was spent in Industrial sales until he retired in 2009.

Mike is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sue, two daughters, Stephanie Stimac (Rob) Shelly McCall (Shea), and a son Clinton Collins. Alex Wallace, Tommy McCall, Zackary McCall, MaKayla Stimac, Angela Buckwalter (Luke), Cameron, Liam, and Keagan Buckwalter all called him Grandpa. He leaves brothers Johnny Collins, Mark Collins (Elaine) James Collins and a sister Darlene Aiman (Henry). He was preceded in death by his son Michael, his parents and his sister Catherine (Jim) Taylor. He leaves numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. Mike was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend to many. His best years were spent at his home at the Lake of the Ozarks, or the pond as he loving referred to it, where he enjoyed fishing, boating, and sitting on the deck smoking a cigar and watching the lake activity.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Sacred Heart Church in Shawnee, Kansas. Visitation begins at 9:30 a.m. with a rosary starting at 10:45 followed with the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Private family burial will be held at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or iCare Ministries PO Box 12004, Overland Park, KS 66282.

 

  

 



Condolences

Shelly McCall Jun 13 ,2020

Daughter ,Kansas City ,Missouri

Daddy I will never forget the unconditional love that you had for us. You taught me so many things in this life and although I know your at peace, I am selfish, as I still want you here. Please continue to watch over us and provide your guidance as we journey to the path that we meet again. I love you so much.

Sherman and Helen Johnson Jun 13 ,2020

Friends ,Shawnee ,Kansas

All our thoughts to Sue and family. You are in our prayers. God has a new fishing buddy! We love you dearly.

Paula Hoelting Jun 13 ,2020

Church ,Shawnee ,Kansas

Please accept my condolences Sue to you and your family. God Bless you all

Howard and Gail Funk Jun 13 ,2020

Brother and sister in law ,Lawrence ,Kansas

Sue so sorry for Mike’s passing. We know he is in the hands of God now and he will forever be watching over all of you. He was an amazing person and had a heart of gold. Hang on to all the memories you all have of your wonderful life together and with your girls and grandchildren he loved unconditionally. I love you my sweet sister and I am here for you. Love Gail

Jay and Connie Breidenthal Jun 13 ,2020

Friend ,Bonner Springs ,Kansas

We’ll miss you Mike but will alway remember your fun personality and our wonderful time we had with you on our Rome trip. May you rest now in peace with our Savior and know that we are here for Sue and your family. Our continued heartfelt prayers for you Sue and your family.

Doug and Ruth Ann Carey Jun 13 ,2020

fruend ,Shawnee ,Kansas

Sue and family - we send our love and sincere condolences! We pray for God to give you comfort as you grieve Mike’s death.

Deacon Fred Dinges Jun 13 ,2020

Classmate at Bishop Ward ,Bleiblerville ,Texas

Please accept our condolences as you celebrate his Active and wonderful life. There are many fond memories of our years at Bishop Ward. His energy and humor always lifted us up. God bless you Deacon Fred and Ruth Dinges

Donna Albright Jun 14 ,2020

Friend ,Fort Myers ,Florida

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mike was a life long friend of my husband Sonny and when Sonny passed away, Mike and Sue were there for me. I wish I could be there at this time. I will continue to pray for comfort and love for you all.

Roy and Dawn Finney Jun 14 ,2020

Friend ,Flower Mound ,Texas

The hurt is deep with your passing all to soon my friend you will be missed terribly by all that were privileged enough to of known you and call you friend.

Lori Sommerfeld Jun 15 ,2020

Swickard chiropractic ,Shawnee ,Kansas

Sue and family. Sorry for your loss. Mike was always so kind when he came to the office. May your memories and faith carry you through this difficult time. Lori

Renee Wheat Weigel Jun 17 ,2020

Classmate to Jimmy Jo ,Stilwell ,Kansas

To Jimmy Joe and Family, just want to give my deepest condolence for your brother and may you all know the Lord’s present for He loves and cares about you all and may you find refuge in him during this time and always! God bless you Renee

Deborah Casey Jun 18 ,2020

friend from high school ,Tonganoxie ,Kansas

Jimmy I am so sorry to hear of your brothers passing, he was still so young. God bless you and yours during this time.

Megan Jun 18 ,2020

Friend ,Raytown ,Missouri

Stephanie & family - I'm very sorry for your loss . You are in my Prayers.

Marilyn (Van Dyne) Irwin Jun 21 ,2020

Classmate/Friend ,Eighty Eight ,Kentucky

May you rest in peace, see many of our friends that have preceded us, toast to those who are still here

Event:
Visitation
Location:
Sacred Heat of Jesus Catholic Church
Address:
5501 Monticello Rd.
City:
Shawnee
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66226
Date:
Jun 18 ,2020
Time:
9:30 AM
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Event:
Rosary
Location:
Sacred Heat of Jesus Catholic Church
Address:
5501 Monticello Rd.
City:
Shawnee
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66226
Date:
Jun 18 ,2020
Time:
10:45 AM
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Event:
Funeral Mass
Location:
Sacred Heat of Jesus Catholic Church
Address:
5501 Monticello Rd.
City:
Shawnee
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66226
Date:
Jun 18 ,2020
Time:
11:00 AM
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