The Argus-Press, Owosso, Michigan, Monday, Nov. 11, 1946
Set for Tuesday
Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Collard Jewell, 90-year old Owosso resident who died Friday at the county hospital after a long illness, will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Jennings-Lyons Chapel, the Rev. Fred Matthews officiating. Burial will be in West Haven Cemetery. The body will rest at the Chapel.
Minnie Aselton was born in Dansville, (Ingham Co.) Mich., June 13, 1856, daughter of Melvin and Elizabeth Aselton and attended school at Parshallburg.
She was married to John S. Collard 70 years ago in Corunna and the couple lived for some time near Oakley. Fifty years ago they came to Owosso, where the deceased resided the remainder of her life. Mr. Collard died in 1921. He was a well known brick mason.
Surviving are five sons, George Collard of Sanford, James Collard of Temple, William Collard of Owosso, Mack Collard of Midland and Dewey Collard of Sunfield; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas McCormick and Mrs. Frank Yeoman of Lansing; 26 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.