Tousanne Joseph "Toots" Collins

COLLINS, Tousanne

October 5, 1931 ~ October 26, 2022

It is will profound sadness that the family of Tousanne Collins of Elizabeth Metis Settlement announces his passing on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at the age of 91 years.

Tousanne is lovingly survived by his children: Ray Miller of Prince George, BC, Raymond Collins (Jenny) of Cold Lake First Nations, AB, Ramona Collins of Bonnyville, AB, Darlene Collins of Edmonton, AB, Lester Collins of Elizabeth Metis Settlement, Alberta, Brenda Collins of Bonnyville, AB, Wayne Collins of Edmonton, AB, Wesley Collins of Kehewin, AB; numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren.

Tousanne was predeceased by the mother of his children: Mary Collins; children: Linda Gadwa, Judy Collins; grandchildren: Erica Gadwa, Clinton Gadwa, Sheryl Gadwa, Blair Badger; great grandchildren: Chaz Badger-Batoche, Caleb Cardinal, Gabriel Cardinal; father: Albert Collins; mother: Philomene Collins; siblings: Johnny Collins, Joe Collins, Frank Collins, Billy Collins, Gordon Collins, Wilfred Collins, Maggie Dion, Lena Steinhauer; half-sisters: Flora Ward, Louise McGillis.

Wake, Saturday & Sunday, October 29 & 30, 2022 at the Elizabeth Settlement Community Hall (leaving Northern Lights Funeral Chapel, Bonnyville at 4 p.m.).

Funeral Mass, Monday, October 31, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., St. Marguerite d’Youville Roman Catholic Church, Elizabeth Metis Settlement with interment to follow at Elizabeth Settlement Community Cemetery.