Thomas J. Collins

Thomas J. Collins

MADISON/MARSHALL – Thomas J. Collins, age 60, of Madison, passed away on July 23, 2012. He was born on Oct. 30, 1951, in Madison, the son of John and Mildred Collins. Tom worked for Trachte Building Systems for 33 years. He enjoyed music and spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren. Tom also enjoyed fishing, trips to Dejope and riding his moped.

He is survived by his children, Sarah (Nic Rosseter) Collins and Seth (Maron) Collins; grandchildren, Dominic, Evan and Jaxson Rosseter, Troy Collins, and two more grandsons on the way; two sisters, Diane (Ron) Eldridge and Sue (Jeff) LaBelle; niece, Angela (Shane) Roberts; and nephews, Travis and Kevin LaBelle. Tom was preceded in death by his parents; a nephew, David Cooley; and special friend, Kathy Starr.

Memorial services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday.