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Marilyn M. Collon

August 30, 1936 ~ August 3, 2019 (age 82)


Collon, Marilyn M.

Sebewaing, Michigan


          Our loving mother, grandmother, and sister passed away peacefully in the morning hours of Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Brian’s House in Hampton Township, Michigan. Age 82 years. Marilyn was born on August 30, 1936 in Bay City, Michigan to the late Jeremiah and Irma (Berthiaume) Brandow. She married the love of her life, Theron James Collon, on January 22, 1955, and he preceded her in death on December 22, 2000.  


          Left to cherish her memories are her children, Kathleen (Mark) Simpson, Susan Damm, Peggy (Dennis) Collon-Bucholz, and James (Jen) Collon; ten grandchildren, Shawn and Amanda Simpson, Brandon and Adam Damm, Jennica, Kevin, and Heather Collon, and Austin, Lauryn, and Tyson Collon; seven great-grandchildren, Buddy Damm-Plonta, Emerson Damm, Ryan and Megan Spencer, Bella and Chloe Collon, and Emily Maurer; siblings, Jerry (Nannette Anne) Brandow, Earl (Cathy) Brandow, Carol (Buck) Monroe, and Gary (Sandy) Brandow; and sister-in-law, Janice Brandow. After a period of separation, Marilyn is finally reunited with her parents and her brother, Donald Brandow.


          Marilyn’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Brian’s House for the care and compassion that they provided to Marilyn and their family.


          At the request of Marilyn, cremation has taken place and there will be no services held at the Squires Funeral Home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial to “Brian’s House”, 664 W. Nebobish Rd. Essexville, Michigan 48732. For online condolences please visit,

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